Maluleka delighted to open 'Downs account

Premiership

A delighted George Maluleka has labelled his first goal for Mamelodi Sundowns over the weekend as one of the most memorable of his career.

Maluleka opened his account for the Brazilians in a 3-0 win over Al Merrikh in their final Group B CAF Champions League clash on Saturday.

The win sees Sundowns set an impressive record for the most points (16) by a single team in the competition's group stages.

"I am at a loss of words," Maluleka said. "I am very happy and relieved and excited for what's to come.

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"I am just happy that we got a positive result today more than anything.

"We played well but we can still improve our performance, I'm very happy that we won."

Sundowns welcomed fans back to stadiums for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic with thousands of fans making their way to FNB Stadium.

"I played today and we got a positive result and I feel good but I still feel there's more to improve on," Maluleka continued.

"It's a very special goal, my first goal for Sundowns. This one is going into my archives for sure.

"What a way to come back and then to also score a goal. I can't ask for anything more."

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