Daniels' future decided at SuperSport

Premiership

SuperSport United coach Kaitano Tembo has confirmed that a decision has already been made by the club on the futures of two key players.

SuperSport recently released Thabo Mnyamane, Thabo Qalinge, Thakasani Mbanjwa and Thato Lesoma, and have now made a decision on Clayton Daniels and Siyabonga Nhlapo.

Daniels and Nhlapo were set to see their contracts come to an end on June 30 but the club has since decided to retain them, not only for the completion of the 2019/20 campaign but also for next season.

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Both players have been key for the club in recent seasons, with 'Hare' perhaps all the more important as a senior player and leader in the heart of defence for the past six years, during which he has helped the Tshwane outfit to no less than four domestic cups and a first ever CAF Confederation Cup final.

"Clayton has been a warrior for the club. He's got an option and we are exercising it. The same applies with Siya as well, because they still have a huge role to play in the team," Tembo confirmed in an interview with the SA Football Journalists' Association.

"We've got young players like Luke Fleurs, who's only 19, and 'TT' [Thatayaone Ditlhokwe], who's Botswana national team captain and is only 22.

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"So you can see we've got young players who have already been playing, but at the same time you need to have a strong backbone, in order to guide those youngsters.

"Clayton plays a huge role, and we feel that we still need him because he can still play as well."

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