Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns captain Alje Schut will leave the club at the end of the season as he looks to return to Netherlands.
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Schut is currently
in the last five months of his contract and has confirmed that he will leave
Chloorkop at the end of the season.
"I have made up my mind [that I'm leaving]," said
the Brazilians skipper.
"It's not about Sundowns; I have been enjoying myself
at the club and South Africa has amazing people.
"I am happy at Sundowns; it's just that my family wants
to go home and I had to choose what's best for them."
The defender has
reiterated his plans to depart Chloorkop at the end of the season, and says he
will then start working on his coaching career.
The Dutchman is set to return to his homeland later this
year where he intends to carry on playing professional football, but with a
view to eventually earning his UEFA licences and taking up a role as technical
"I still want to play next year. I don't know at which
level, but I have few options in Holland.
"I am also interested in doing my coaching badges.
“I have to see if can try to juggle around coaching and
playing or studying Sports Management because eventually I see myself being a