LIST OF MAMELODI SUNDOWNS PLAYERS SALARIES, NET WORTH, AND MARKET VALUE
Mamelodi Sundowns is a football club located in Pretoria, South African. The club plays in the South African Premier Soccer League. Mamelodi Sundowns have won the league title eight times since the inception of the Premier Soccer League in 1996 and in 2016 they won the CAF Champions League and 2016 CAF Club of The Year. Alo, the club has won the Nedbank Cup four times and won the National Football League Championships thrice. Our focus will be on Mamelodi Sundowns players salaries list and market value. More so, they are the only South African team to have competed in the FIFA Club World Cup, where they finished in 6th place.
Billionaire Patrice Motsepe who is into mining magnate is the owner of the club. The club’s jersey or soccer kits which have a striking resemblance to the Brazilian national team gave rise to the club’s nickname, The Brazilian.
MAMELODI SUNDOWNS PLAYERS SALARIES AND MARKET WORTH
|15||Andile Jali||Defensive Midfield||225k||–|
|13||Tiyani Mabunda||Defensive Midfield||270k||–|
|8||Hlompho Kekana||Defensive Midfield||495k||–|
|–||Sibusiso Khumalo||Defensive Midfield||360k||–|
|7||Oupa Manyisa||Central Midfield||450k||–|
|15||Lucky Mohomi||Central Midfield||270k||–|
|–||Sphelele Mkhulise||Right Midfield||225k||–|
|11||Sibusiso Vilakazi||Attacking Midfield||90k||–|
|18||Themba Zwane||Attacking Midfield||45k||–|
|–||Mogakolodi Ngele||Attacking Midfield||23k||–|
|–||Khayelihle Shozi||Attacking Midfield||315k||–|
|–||Lyle Lakay||Left Winger||360k||–|
|25||Aubrey Ngoma||Left Winger||675k||–|
|17||George Lebese||Left Winger||315k||–|
|35||Keletso Makgalwa||Left Winger||405k||–|
|–||Toni Silva||Right Winger||270k||–|
|26||Gaston Sirino||Right Winger||180k||–|
|28||Anthony Laffor||Right Winger||23k||–|
|–||Katlego Otladisa||Right Winger||450k||–|
|–||Jose Ali Meza||Centre-Forward||360k||–|
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MAMELODI SUNDOWNS FC.
- Full Name: Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club
- Year Founded: 1970
- Club Manager: Pitso Mosimane
- 1st Assistant Coach: Manqoba Mngqithi
- Goalkeeper coach: Wendell Robinson
- Head of youth development: Sam Mbatha
- Club’s Nickname: Bafana battle, The Brazilians, Kabo Yellow, Masandawana, and Downs.
- Name of Stadium: Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium and Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria
- Stadium Capacity: Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium (28,900); Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria (51,762)
- Website: https://www.sundownsfc.co.za/
PRESIDENT / CLUB OWNER
- Patrice Motsepe
DIRECTORS OF THE CLUB
- Dr. Rejoice Simelane
- Mr. Freddy Greaver
- Adv Andrew Matube
- Mr. Andre Wilkens
- Mr. Sandile Langa
MANAGEMENT TEAM OF THE CLUB
- Mr. Yogesh Singh – Acting General Manager
- Ms. Amanda Matthee – Group CFO
- Mr. Christo Pieterse – Group Financial Manager
- Ms. Natasha Kruger – Financial Manager
- Mr. Alex Shakoane – Supporter Mobilisation Manager
- Ms. Belinda Ndlovu – Administration Manager
- Mr. Daniel Mudau – Supporter Co-ordination Manager
- Mr. Charles Ferreira – Facilities & Projects Manager
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The history of Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club started in Marabastad, a multi-ethnic area, North West of the Pretoria CBD.
In the early 1960s the club was formed by some youngsters, among whom were Joey Lawrence Reginald, Hartze, and Bernard Hartze, and in 1970 it became an official football club.
In 1973, the club was affiliated to the Federation Professional Football League and reached the Coca-Cola Cup finals in the same year, where they played against Berea United and lost 5–3.
The Federation Professional Football League threw their weight behind the then National Professional Football League in 1978 and this led to the end of the Federation Professional Football League. Subsequently, Mamelodi Sundowns was relegated to the second division.
For five years ‘Mamelodi Sundowns battled with other football clubs at the 2nd division to gain promotion back to the division one. During that period the Sundowns’ management resolved to dissolve the club, but instead in the early 1980s, the club relocated to Mamelodi.
In 1983, Sundowns finally earned promotion to the NPSL, but found it difficult in their first season in top-flight football, until Zola Mahobe took charge in 1985 and he appointed Ben Segale as their coach.
In 1988, the club’s ownership was transferred to Standard Bank, which repossessed the club from Zola Mahobe. The club was bankrupt and went into liquidation but the football loving family Angelo and Natasha Tsichlas intervene and spoke to the bank and saved the club from been fold up. They then formed an alliance with Abe Krok, formed a company with him and bought 100% of the club. Under the leadership of Tsichlas/Krok, Mamelodi Sundowns became the best team inSouth Africa. With Angelo Tsichlas as a coach, they won the first NSL League Trophy.
The club battled their way through to reach the 2001 CAF champions league final where they were defeated 4–1 on aggregate by Egyptian club Al Ahly.
Billionaire, Patrice Motsepe in 2004 bought a 51% share in the club and later bought the other shares to take total control of the club by buying, thereby becoming the sole owner and shareholder of the club. Mamelodi Sundowns in six years picked up their first piece of silverware in (May 2006) when co-coaches Miguel Gamondi and Neil Tovey oversaw Mamelodi Sundowns’ triumph in the Premier Soccer League, which was their seventh league title in their history.
Gamondi and Tovey were relieved of their positions after a slow start to the 2006–2007 seasons, Gordon Igesund took over as head coach of the club. They defended their title in emphatic style, running away with the trophy under the leadership of Igesund, Sundowns. The club failed to win and make it a ‘double’, losing to Ajax Cape Town in the 2007 ABSA Cup final.
A stuttering starts to the 2009–2010 football season, the club had an impressive performance through the second half of the season which ended the club at second position league’s final standings.
In 2010–2011 season, the club parted ways with coach Hristo Stoichkov and his assistant Antonio Lopez Habas took over the reins of the senior team. Mamelodi Sundowns had its best performance start to a League season and topped the league standings at the end of the first round. The second round of the league proved more competitive and Mamelodi Sundowns were favorite to win the league until the second last match, they were displaced. Antonio Lopez Habas resigned from the club in February 2011, stating the reasons to be personal and traveled back to Spain. Also, his assistant Ian Gorowa was appointed as interim head coach.
Pitso Mosimane took over as head coach of Mamelodi Sundowns on 2nd December 2012. Under his leadership as head coach of Mamelodi Sundowns, they won the league 2013/2014 and 2015/2016 football season. Mamelodi Sundowns won the CAF Champions League under the leadership of head coach Mosimane, which was the goal of owner Patrice Motsepe when he bought the club in 2004. Sundowns in 2017 became the first team in South Africa to win the Caf Super cup by defeating TP Mazembe from DR Congo.
The ream et a wonderful and remarkable record in South African football league history on 4 March 2012 when the team defeated Powerlines 24 – 0 in the Nedbank Cup.
- 1. Premier Soccer League
- Winners (8) : 1997–98 , 1998–99 , 1999–00 , 2005–06 , 2006–07 , 2013–14 , 2015–16 , 2017–18 Record
- Runners-up (3) : 2009–10 , 2014–15 , 2016-17
- National Soccer League
- Winners (3) : 1988, 1989–90 , 1992–93
- Runners-up (2) : 1990–91 , 1994–95
- 2. Nedbank Cup
- Winners (4) : 1986, 1998, 2008, 2014–15
- Runners-up (5) : 1989, 2000, 2001, 2007, 2011–12
- 3. Telkom Knockout
- Winners (3) : 1990, 1999, 2015
- Runners-up (4) : 1997, 1998, 2007, 2012
- 4. MTN 8
- Winners (3) : 1988, 1990, 2007
- Runners-up (6) : 1992, 1994, 2001, 2002, 2008, 2016
- Challenge Cup’s
- 5. Telkom Charity Cup
- Winners (5) : 1991, 2000, 2004, 2005,2006
- 6. African Competitions
- CAF Champions League :
- Best Final Position Year ( Season )
- Champions 2016
- Runners-up 2001
- 7. CAF Super Cup :
- Best Final Position Year ( Season )
- 8. Champions 2017
- Individual Awards
- African Club of the Year 2016
- A South African team of the year 2016
- PSL team of the season 2015-16, 2013-14
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Mamelodi Sundowns are a force to reckon with now in the South African Premier Soccer League. They have had their fair share of struggles and have overcome to be achievers in the football league in the country. Under the current owner and head coach, they have performed better and are getting at their best daily. Mamelodi Sundowns fans have been active in every of their match, cheering them to victory and never back out even when they are at their worse.
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