Bongani Zungu's former coach at Mamelodi Sundowns, Rhulani Mokwena, has made a stunning disclosure regarding the player.
On Saturday afternoon, before Downs' match with Kaizer Chiefs, Zungu was introduced as the club's newest member.
After spending time with the club before to moving overseas, the player has decided to return.
Following the expiration of his contract with Scottish team Amiens, the player signed with the club for nothing.
Surprise of the day went to the announcement of the 29-year-old in front of Sundowns fans at Loftus.
Many teams had interest in Zungu, but in the end he decided to play for the Brazilians again.
There were reportedly several teams interested in signing him, including the Chiefs. However, he opted to return to his former team.
Mokwena expressed his appreciation to the player for rejecting offers from the Brazilians.
When Addressing the Media Mokwena has complimented everyone at the club who helped sign the player, claiming that it was a difficult negotiation.
"I'd also like to express my gratitude to Bongani for sticking around despite having other offers on the table. And Bongani came to us on his own own and waited patiently, "said Mokwena.
According to the coach, Zungu could have signed with a more financially rewarding team, but he opted to join Sundowns instead.
Mokwena thanks the player's mother and family for their encouragement of his decision to play for Sundowns rather than another team.
Coach also mentioned that there are many talented players at the club who can compete with Zungu for playing time.
On the Brazilian's return to action, the player will be hoping to make his first appearance since rejoining the club.
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