Register Login Scores

Mamelodi Sundowns

In A League Of His Own: Onyango Leaves Rulani Emotional

Denis Onyango’s feat of becoming the most decorated player in South Africa has left Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Rulani Mokwena feeling emotional.

The Ugandan made history on Wednesday evening when he became the first player to lift the PSL title on nine separate occasions.

Three league titles with SuperSport and six more with Sundowns tells an incredible story for the veteran goalkeeper who has now overtaken the likes of Hlompho Kekana to stand in a league of his own. 

View the 8 First Time League Winners At Downs: 

Paying homage to the 36-year-old after their goalless draw to Cape Town City that sealed their fifth consecutive league title, Mokwena reflected on how Onyango has gone on to achieve greatness, despite his humble beginnings. 

“It’s very difficult to speak about Denis without being emotional because of what he has done not only for Sundowns but what he has done is incredible for these young kids that are in Uganda. You’ve got to go to Uganda to understand the environment, not just from a political sense but the socio-economic background that he comes from,” Mokwena told journalists.

“And to get someone to be the best goalkeeper on the African continent and to win that award from humble beginnings to achieve not only with Sundowns, but with Bidvest Wits and SuperSport, and that type of story is one that many footballers would be happy to write.” He added.

With his latest league win, Onyango has now accumulated 16 trophies with Sundowns since 2014.  

Gordon Igesund gives his thoughts on VAR and whether it has the desired impact to improve football.

Take Part In Our Big Three Quiz & Win TAB Betting Vouchers!

CT City To Show Up For Chiefs Clash? Tinkler Responds!

Rulani Sends Message To Entire Downs Family

Breaking! Downs Clinch Fifth Straight League Title


Top 5

Chiefs 10 Youngest Goalscorers Revealed!

22 Aug 11, 2022 10:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Ronaldo Linked With Big Swap Deal

6 Aug 17, 2022 06:24 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Why Pirates Captain Was Substituted...

21 Aug 11, 2022 10:15 AM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Highest-Paid Players At Real Madrid

Aug 17, 2022 07:25 PM in LaLiga

Rulani: Vila Contributed To Downs’ Downfall

90 Aug 11, 2022 07:35 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The 10 Highest-Paid Players At PSG

4 Aug 16, 2022 07:25 PM in Ligue 1

A Closer Look At Thlopie Motsepe’s Presidential Ride

1 Aug 16, 2022 10:09 AM in Stars & Their Cars

Most Successful Al Ahly Managers Since 2000

4 Aug 16, 2022 01:24 PM in African Football

Ronaldo Linked With Big Swap Deal

6 Aug 17, 2022 06:24 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Why Chiefs Target Fits Amakhosi's Immediate Criteria…

31 Aug 10, 2022 08:56 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Official: Motsepe Launches CAF African Super League

14 Aug 10, 2022 02:30 PM in African Football

Downs & CT City CAF CL Opponents Revealed

39 Aug 09, 2022 05:24 PM in CAF Champions League

Ten Hag Explains Benni Appointment

10 Aug 01, 2022 10:20 AM in English Premier League

Reunion On The Cards For Top Keeper?

1 Aug 10, 2022 05:09 PM in Siyagobhoza