Downs New Keeper Details Revealed
Mamelodi Sundowns Confirm Ghanaian Goalkeeper Capture
Mamelodi Sundowns confirmed that the club’s new goalkeeper, Brimah Razak, has been signed on a long-term contract.
Following the departure of Wayne Sandilands, who left the Chloorkop club at the end of his contract to join Orlando Pirates, Downs have moved quickly to reinforce the team’s goalkeeping department with the Ghanaian shot-stopper.
The Brazilians confirmed that the goalkeeper has joined the club on a five-year contract. While Downs have not revealed the exact makeup of the contract, it is not unusual for the club to sign players on that kind a deal, which it is usually structured into a straight three-year contract and two-year option to extend.
The African champions confirmed the details of the player’s signing on the club’s official website.
"Mamelodi Sundowns have moved to bolster their goalkeeping department with the signing of experienced Ghanaian goalkeeper Brimah Razak.
Razak, who has played for the Ghana national team, and played in the epic Africa Cup of Nations final against Ivory Coast which Ghana lost 9-8, has joined the Brazilians on a five-year contract.
The 30-year-old has played most of his career in Portugal and Spain, with his last club being Córdoba FC.
He joins Denis Onyango, Kennedy Mweene and Thela Ngobeni on the goalkeeper roster following the departure of Wayne Sandilands," Sundowns stated on the club's website.
With the intensity of participating on several fronts, domestic and continental, bolstering the goalkeeping position was critical for coach Pitso Mosimane, and the experience of Razak will come in handy on the continental stage. He has conceded for goals in the nine games he represented Ghana.