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Sphephelo Sithole: Bafana Bafana star officially joins Portugal's CD Tondela

  • Sithole has been playing for Belenenses
  • Joins CD Tondela until 2025
  • Sithole hoping to be part of Bafana's Afcon squad

WHAT HAPPENED: Sithole has been a target for CD Tondela owing to his exploits former team and the national team Bafana Bafana.

The Portuguese Liga 2 outfit has now confirmed the arrival of the 24-year-old ahead of the new campaign that kicks off in August.

The midfielder has signed a two-year deal for the Gold and Greens.

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THE BIGGER PICTURE: Sithole has been a key player for Belenenses for the last three seasons.

In the concluded campaign, Sithole played 20 second-tier league matches for his immediate former team.

The midfielder was also part of Hugo Broos' Bafana Bafana squad that has qualified for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) to be held in Ivory Coast.

WHAT NEXT: Sithole has to ensure that he gives his best in the pre-season to be integrated into the team fast to avoid jeopardizing his Afcon spot.