Major League Soccer club Toronto FC have announced the signing of Cassius Mailula from Mamelodi Sundowns. Mailula joins Toronto FC on a three-year deal with a one-year option.

He will be added to the roster as a part of the U-22 Initiative, pending his medicals, work visa and the receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC).

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“We are very excited to welcome Cassius to our club and the city,” said Toronto FC General Manager Jason Hernandez.

“He is a player that will bring a different dimension to our play on the pitch with his versatility, dynamic movement, and finishing ability with both feet.

“He will also provide us with a new young profile off the pitch, with his humility, grit, and ambition to reach the highest levels possible. We look forward to working with Cassius and are happy to have him in the TFC family.”

OFFICIAL: Cassius Mailula joins MLS club Toronto FC from Mamelodi Sundowns
Cassius Mailula


Mailula joins Toronto FC after spending his first season with the PSL side where he registered 16 goals and five assists in 32 matches across all competitions.

The Limpopo-born helped the team secure their sixth consecutive Premiership title. Mailula is product of the Mamelodi Sundowns Academy. He signed his first professional contract with the club in August 2022. Mailula made his professional debut in a DStv Premiership match against Chippa United on September 7, 2022.

He made his Bafana Bafana debut in an African Cup of Nations Qualification match. This was when he came on as a substitute against Liberia on 24 March 2023.