Cape Town - Mamelodi
Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is adamant that Liberian forward Anthony Laffor
will stay at the club.
READ: Sundowns win at Maritzburg
Laffor’s contract with the Brazilians runs out at the end of
June, and to date there have been no indications that he will sign a new deal,
which has led to speculation that he will join Kaizer Chiefs, where coach
Stuart Baxter has made no secret of his admiration for the player.
Making his first Premiership start of the campaign, the
former Jomo Cosmos and SuperSport United attacking midfielder scored both of
Sundowns’ goals in a 2-1 win over Maritzburg United on Tuesday night, after
which Mosimane underlined the player’s importance to the club.
"Rumours are rumours and we are busy dealing with
Anthony's contract," said Mosimane.
"It was the best time to play him and show us what he
“I said prior to him, 'go there and fight for your contract
and show us what you can do, we love you'.
"We want him to stay at Sundowns and I said to him 'the
team wants you and needs you too and you are a Sundowns player'. And he said,
'coach I don't want to leave and I want to stay at Sundowns,' and I said