- Mamelodi Sundowns announced the exciting news that Thapelo Morena and Gaston Sirino have extended their contracts until 2025
- The Uruguayan attacker touched on his joy and vowed to help the Brazilians win more silverware
- Sirino is currently in his prime as a footballer and will remain at the club until the age of 34
South African soccer fans have been starved of football since the announcement of the nationwide lockdown.
However, clubs are slowly starting to prepare themselves for the action to resume.
Mamelodi Sundowns has taken the opportunity to broker deals and negotiated contract extensions with both Thapelo Morena and Gaston Sirino.
Sundowns announced the exciting news via their website and the deals will see both players remain at the club until 2025.
Meanwhile, Sirino is fast approaching his 100th cap for the Brazilians and expressed his delight at the new deal and also how well his family has adapted to life in South Africa.
Sirino said, “I am happy to extended my contract at the club, me and my family are happy and settled here in Mzansi so that gives me comfort to push hard on the pitch.”
The Uruguayan added, “I believe my best years are ahead of me, and am confident we will add trophies with this group of players.”
The deal will see Sirino remaining at the club until he turns 34.
The club shared the news via Facebook and Twitter. Based on the response, Sundowns fans were thrilled to hear the news.
AwaNyanda Mdlalose said,
"Thank you President Patrice Motsepe, Board and management for improvement in handling players and coaches contracts.... Thank you Gaston "AMG" SIRINO for extending contract with Yellow Nation."
Thabo Serunye added,
"Well done to management. We are happy about the improvements of handling contract and not waiting for last six months. Keep it up."
Previously, Briefly.co.za reported that Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane was not happy with Nande Becker allegedly wanting a four-match ban for Gaston Sirino.
He took to social media to share his opinion and asked Mzansi what they thought.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY’s news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!