Sundowns announce Maluleka signing

Mamelodi Sundowns have officially announced the signing of former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder George Maluleka.

Maluleka signed a pre-contract with Sundowns in March and was released by Chiefs on Tuesday as his contract at Naturena expired.

Now the 31-year-old has penned a three-year contract with the Brazilians, who are delighted to add him to their ranks.

"Mamelodi Sundowns is delighted to announce that George Maluleka has signed a 3 year deal with The Brazilians," read the statement on the official Sundowns website.

"Maluleka, who spent 6 years at Naturena is swapping gold for yellow and is crossing the Jukskei to Chloorkop to compete for major silverware on offer on the African continent and beyond.

"Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the transfer window in South Africa is closed until the 2019/20 season reaches its conclusion and Maluleka will be registered as soon as it opens.

"For the time being Maluleka will not be able to feature but will start training and getting acquainted with his new club and teammates.

"The Yellow Nation welcomes George Maluleka to the most successful team in the PSL era."