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Asavela Mbekile still in the dark at Mamelodi Sundowns

Posted: 21 May 2018 Time: 17:00

Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Asavela Mbekile says he is in the dark regarding his future at the Absa Premiership champions.

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Mbekile's contract with Sundowns is expiring in June, but the club is yet to indicate whether they will keep the former Moroka Swallows man at Chloorkop.

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The versatile 31-year-old hopes to soon get clarity from his agent Tim Sukazi on the way forward.

"It [the contract] expires [in June] but I don't know what is going on at the moment," Mbekile says.

"My agent is currently outside the country and I will hear from him when he comes back."

Mbekile contributed to Downs' CAF Champions League triumph in 2016 but has been a peripheral figure in 2017/18. He admits it has not been easy watching the action from afar.

"They have not said anything. I have no idea [why he has not been playing]. I think the other players that were playing before me were doing well. Maybe that's why the coach [Pitso Mosimane] didn't change the team. He couldn't change a winning formula and that's why maybe I was not part of the team.

"It has not been one of the best seasons. It's been tough but luckily I have people who support me and their support really helped."

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Article by: Ernest Fakude
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