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CONFIRMED: Dolly set for Montpellier medical

2017-01-20 08:59
Keagan Dolly (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Siyavuma Sports Group, the representatives of Bafana Bafana and Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Keagan Dolly, confirmed that the player is set for a medical with French club Montpellier.

Siyavuma released a statement revealing that the 23-year-old will fly to France to have personal talks and a medical.

"Keagan Dolly has entered into personal talks and will undergo a medical with Montpellier FC," read the statement.

"For Keagan to follow his dream of playing in Europe and to fly the South African flag high will be a dream come true for him.

"Keagan wishes to thank his President Mr Motsepe for the life-changing opportunities that he has provided, from his days with the Sundowns Academy to the Club World Cup in Japan.

"In addition, a big thank you goes to his fantastic teammates and coach Pitso and his technical team, that Keagan has shared some unbelievable moments and emotions with. He will always be eternally grateful to each and every one of them.

"Also, not forgetting the backroom staff, all of whom have contributed to the great success Keagan has enjoyed at Mamelodi Sundowns.

"Keagan wishes to thank personally all of the fantastic supporters, throughout South Africa, not forgetting his wonderful family, a big thank you goes out to all of them."

Dolly said that he will treasure all the moments he enjoyed while playing for the Brazilians after a successful 2015/16 season with the club.

"It's been a great journey, I will never forget the great experiences we have had, to see the fans singing so loud, so proud, in their brilliant yellow on return with the African Champions League, was something I will treasure always for life," Dolly said in the statement.

Siyavuma Sports Group also apologised to Sundowns for any "misunderstood, misconstrued or misinterpreted" information that was reported via the media. 

"A lot has been said in the media of late, in relation to the contractual issues, that the club has had with Keagan," the statement continued.

"Keagan, along with his representatives and legal team, felt very strongly about this and stuck by their principle argument in the matter.

"The DRC made a ruling in the case, the first stage of the PSL process, the ruling has been followed by all of the parties concerned to date.

"Siyavuma Sports Group wishes to place on record, an apology to Mamelodi Sundowns, in relation to certain statements in the media, that have been misunderstood, misconstrued and misinterpreted by some.

"The statements relate to the confusion and miscommunication that was caused in some quarters, in relation to the City Group's interest in Keagan.

"However after the confusion was cleared up, some dialogue was held between the concerned parties. During those discussions, it was felt that the opportunities put forward were not in line with the career path Keagan wants to take."

"Apologies are given to anybody who may have felt offended at the time by certain remarks relating to this topic."

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