The 25-year-old midfielder had a successful loan spell at AmaZayoni last season, and represented Bafana against Australia and New Zealand, but Sundowns want him back
By Ernest Makhaya
Goal can confirm that Themba Zwane is most likely to return to Mamelodi Sundowns next season, despite reports of uncertainty over his future.
A source within the Sundowns camp told Goal that coach Pitso Mosimane wants to give him a chance, having impressed during his loan spell with Mpumalanga Black Aces last season.
"We renewed Zwane's contract by one-year because the coach feels he did well to be given a chance at Sundowns next season," the source told Goal.
"He played well last season and scored crucial goals for Aces, and you know Pitso likes players who can score goals as well," added our source.
Sundowns will play in next year's Caf Champions League, and will therefore need a big squad if they are to remain competitive both domestically and beyond the borders.
And our source believes that Zwane's chances of playing regular football at Sundowns are excellent, although he would still have to fight for his place like any other player.