Mamelodi Sundowns have announced that their star attacker Cassius Mailula is set to join a team in the US. The Pretoria club has not yet revealed which team is on the verge of signing the 22-year-old, stating only that an announcement will be made in due course.
A Cryptic Announcement from Sundowns
Sundowns released a media statement on Monday evening titled “Mamelodi Sundowns supports Cassius Mailula’s move to North American club.” The statement did not specify which team Mailula would be joining.
Discussions with a North American Football Club
According to the statement, “Mamelodi Sundowns has been in discussions with a North American football club that expressed interest in acquiring the services of Cassius Mailula. Sundowns is proud of Cassius Mailula, who joined the Sundowns academy as a 13-year-old and was developed and nurtured by the Sundowns coaches. Sundowns will make further announcements concerning Cassius Mailula in due course.”
A Breakthrough Season for Mailula
Mailula had an impressive season in 2022-2023, playing 37 games across all competitions and scoring 15 goals. His talent and hard work have clearly caught the attention of teams in the US, and it will be exciting to see where his career takes him next.