Three-year deal for Sundowns defender

Premiership

Brazilian defender Ricardo Nascimento has signed a three-year contract extension with Mamelodi Sundowns.

The 33-year-old, who arrived at Chloorkop from Academica in 2016, will now remain at the club until 2023.

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"I feel very happy about the confidence Mamelodi Sundowns has shown in me and my football abilities," Nascimento told the club's website.

"I want to thank the president, Dr Patrice Motsepe, the board and the technical team with Coach Pitso.

"From the start, I was well-received by all the supporters and I thank the supporters and my teammates for making me feel so welcome.

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"My family and I are enjoying the country and I must certainly say that South Africa is my second home.

"I want to promise Mamelodi Sundowns that I want to help the club win more titles starting with the league and Nedbank Cup this season.

"I also want Sundowns to win the CAF Champions League and make more history."

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