Sundowns make three new signings

CAF Champions League

Mamelodi Sundowns have already signed three players to strengthen their squad for another shot at the CAF Champions League title next season.

Sundowns were booted out of the Champions League after a 3-1 aggregate defeat to Al Ahly and will now fight for the league and Nedbank Cup, with the aim to return to continental football again next season.

Behind the scenes The Brazilians have already been preparing with confirmation that new players have already been secured for the 2020/21 campaign.

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"We have made new signings, just that you don't know, we don't say," coach Pitso Mosimane said after the 1-1 draw with Al Ahly at Lucas Moripe Stadium.

"We have made signings that I have recommended and the club has gone with them. So we have strengthened the team for next year.

"We have two more. We have three players already signed. But we can't talk. That will be a better team in next year's Champions League.

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"I have done that. I have made recommendations and the club has gone with them."

As reported by KickOff.com last year, one of those new signings to unveilved is understood to be Ajax Cape Town star Grant Margeman.

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Sundowns have also been boosted by captain Hlompho Kekana's four-year contract extension and now just have to tie down Mosimane to a new deal.

Uruguayan striker Mauricio Affonso has been ruled out of action until next season after undergoing surgery on his groin injury.

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