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Mamelodi Sundowns extend Onyango's contract

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 25th February 2019 08:20 PM

The former SC Villa custodian’s extension means that he will spend more than a decade at Sundowns

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Cranes skipper Dennis Onyango is set to retire from international football after AFCON 2019. Photo by Mpalanyi Ssentongo

The former SC Villa custodian’s extension means that he will spend more than a decade at Sundowns

South Africa giants Mamelodi Sundowns on Monday extended Uganda Cranes captain Dennis Onyango’s contract.

“Mamelodi Sundowns and Denis Onyango agreed on a contract extension of four and a half years. The Ugandan goalkeeper is currently the best goalkeeper in Africa having been named in the Confederation of African Football’s Best XI. Onyango was the only African based player in the star-studded XI,” read a statement from Sundowns.

The former SC Villa custodian’s extension means that he will spend more than a decade at Sundowns after joining the Brazilians in 2011.

His stay at Sundowns he has seen him become the club’s first choice goalie and arguably the best custodian on the continent.

He has won three league titles and the CAF Champions League title in 2016 as well as the CAF Super Cup the following year.

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