Ronwen Williams celebrates after saving a penalty during the 2017 Nedbank Cup semi-final against Chippa United. Photo: Luigi Bennett/BackpagePix

PRETORIA - Ronwen Williams has become the first ever play to sign a five year contract with SuperSport United, the club announced on Thursday.

The Bafana Bafana international goalkeeper was scouted twice in 2004 (Danone u12 tournament in Polokwane and the Schools Winter Sports games in Pietermaritzburg). He joined the Matsatsantsa academy in 2005 and was promoted to the first team in 2011/2012 season at the age of 19.

Williams new deal will see him remained at the Pretoria clun until 2022. The 25-year-old is fast approaching 200 games for SuperSport United and is currently the longest serving player at the club.

Williams has collected four trophies during his Matsatsantsa stay which include three Nedbank Cup trophies and a Telkom Knock-Out title and will look to add more under his belt during his extended stay.
 
SuperSport United CEO Stanley Matthews, “This is the first time we have given a player a straight 5-year deal and Ronwen thoroughly deserves it. 

"He has worked his way through the ranks from the age of 12 putting in many years of hard work in our academy and now in our first team. In a day and age where player loyalty is a rare commodity we are delighted to reward Ronwen for his dedication and excellent performances at the club both on and off the field of play.”

SuperSport United Media

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