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Mamelodi Sundowns part ways with Oupa Manyisa

Oupa Manyisa (Supplied)
Oupa Manyisa (Supplied)

Absa Premiership giants Mamelodi Sundowns have opted not to exercise the one-year option to extend the contract of Oupa 'Ace' Manyisa.

This sees the midfielder, who joined from Orlando Pirates in 2017, leave the club as his contract expired at the end of June.

"The relationship between Mamelodi Sundowns and Oupa Manyisa has come to an end after the club elected not to exercise its option for an extension," the club said in a statement.

"The 31-year-old Manyisa has spent 3 seasons at Mamelodi Sundowns having joined the team in August 2017 from Orlando Pirates and played nearly 50 games for Mamelodi Sundowns.

"During his stay, the midfielder contributed to the club’s success and is one of the most decorated players in the Premier Soccer League having won two of his league titles with Mamelodi Sundowns."

Meanwhile, Masandawana head coach Pitso Mosimane has heaped praise on the attacking midfielder for his professionalism.

"Oupa has been a pleasure to work with. Despite his near iconic status, he gave 100 percent in training and managed his social life well," said Mosimane.

"It's a pity that he didn’t play much this year and his Achilles only healed just a month before the lockdown break and he had played in a few friendlies.

"He is an exceptional player that can play in any position and will be an asset to any team."

- Compiled by Sport24 staff

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