Absa Premiership

Downs sign Ghanaian defender

2013-04-23 14:45
Mamelodi Sundowns logo
Johannesburg - A Mamelodi Sundowns official has confirmed that the club have completed the signing of Ghanaian defender, Rashid Sumalia, who will join the club at the start of pre-season.

According to the Soccer-Laduma website, Sumalia, a centre back, will be joining up with the Brazilians ahead of the new season, consequently putting the writing on the wall for his countrymen, Mumuni Abubakar and Emmanuel Baffour, who have both failed to make an impact in South Africa.

The 20-year-old has already represented Ghana at both under U20 and U23 level, and went on trial to French club, RC Lens, back in 2011.

Meanwhile, the club are also looking into signing another Ghanaian, Mahatma Otoo, as they attempt to bolster their strike force for the 2013/14 campaign.

Sundowns already have a number of foreign players in their squad, and after signing Belgian goalkeeper Glenn Verbauwhede, it seems that their may be somewhat of an exodus at the club before the start of the new season.

Read more on:    mamelodi sundowns  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Friday, 19 January 2018
Wits v Bloemfontein Celtic, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 20 January 2018
Cape Town City FC v Ajax Cape Town, Cape Town Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Maritzburg United, Goble Park 15:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Platinum Stars, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 18:00
AmaZulu FC v SuperSport United, King Zwelithini Stadium 20:15
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 21 January 2018
Chippa United v Golden Arrows, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Kaizer Chiefs, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.