Downs confirm another new signing


Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed the signing of a former Maritzburg United defender who was recently unveiled by Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila.

As earlier reported by, Sundowns have announced the acquisition of Kenyan centre-back Brian Onyango on a three-year deal.

Onyango was initially unveiled among 22 new signings by top-flight newcomers TTM, but the deal fell through before the player could be registered.

The 26-year-old has since landed at Chloorkop, joining a raft of new signings under co-coaches Manqoba Mngqithi and Rhulani Mokwena, as well as senior coach Steve Komphela.

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"Brian Onyango has joined Mamelodi Sundowns on a three-year deal with a two-year option to extend," read a statement from The Brazilians.

"The Kenyan international joins Masandawana as a free agent. He last turned out for Maritzburg United.

"The centre-back comes with a wealth of international and local experience as he has played for Santos, the Team Of Choice and his national side.

"Onyango first moved to South Africa in 2012 to join the now ABC Motsepe-based Santos."

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