Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns striker Jeremy Brockie has been absent
from pre-season training as he is back in New Zealand attending the funeral of
Sundowns' management gave the Kiwi international the time
off to deal with the bereavement but he is expected to report back to Chloorkop
sooner rather than later.
Brockie, affectionately known as Sniper, has been linked
with a move away from the Brazilians after falling out of favour under coach
The arrival of Mauricio Affonso means there is intense
competition for the number nine role for the 2016 African champions.
The 31-year-old has not been able to replicate his prolific
form where he made his name with SuperSport United, and while he will return
for pre-season in the coming days - it seems his future lies away from Downs.
At this stage, it is uncertain as to which teams are
interested in his services.