Mamelodi Sundowns forward Cassius Mailula is set to complete a sensational move to the USA. Mailula has been in excellent form for Masandawana in his debut season.

DStv Premiership Champions Sundowns issued a statement on Monday confirming the imminent move of the Limpopo-born player. In the 34 matches that Mailula played for the club. He also scored 19 goals in all competitions.

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LimSportsZone has been informed that there were two teams from the US keen on signing the 22-year-old. Major League Soccer club Inter Miami was also one of the teams mentioned as interested in the player.

Mamelodi Sundowns star Cassius Mailula to complete a move to USA
Cassius Mailula


“Mamelodi Sundowns has been in discussions with a North American football club that expressed interest in acquiring the services of Mailula,” the club said in a statement.

“Sundowns is proud of Cassius Mailula who joined the Sundowns Academy as a 13-year-old and was developed and nurtured by the Mamelodi Sundowns coaches. Mamelodi Sundowns will make further announcements concerning Mailula in due course.”

In an Interview with the Sundowns website a month ago, Mailula reflected on winning his first senior trophy, his remarkable journey so far. 

“It’s a dream come true for me,” he said. 

“It feels amazing to win the league and I am very happy that I even managed to contribute to winning the league.”\

He has a total of nine goals in the DStv Premiership and six goals in the CAF Champions League. It also made him the youngest player in the league to reach this feat


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