Margeman opens up on Downs exit


Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Grant Margemann has opened up on his decision to seek a loan move away from the club.

Margeman joined Swallows FC in a season-long loan move in search of regular game-time.

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The 23-year-old sealed a lucrative move to the Brazilians at the beginning of the 2020/21 season after emerging as one of the country's most talented young players.

But has since only made three appearances for the defending DStv Premiership champions.

The South Africa youth international says a high level of competition for places prevented him from seeing regular playing time.

"As you know the club has a lot of quality players, all of who were playing well," Margeman tells

"Especially in my position, there were many quality players with lots of competition for places. Most of the players are also Bafana internationals.

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"So it was difficult, you know, for me to get game time. But at the moment, I just want to focus on playing nothing else."

Margemann also gave insight into how he was settling in at Soweto club Swallows FC.

"Everything is good, and the move to Swallows has been okay. At this moment, I'm just focused, you know, on playing and getting game time."

The Dube Birds meet Orlando Pirates in a Soweto Derby in the DStv Premiership.

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