George Lebese made his Mamelodi Sundowns debut against Maritzburg United. Photo: Samuel Shivambu, BackpagePix
George Lebese made his Mamelodi Sundowns debut against Maritzburg United. Photo: Samuel Shivambu, BackpagePix
Oupa Manyisa will bring considerable Caf Champions League experience to Sundowns. Photo: Samuel Shivambu, BackpagePix
Oupa Manyisa will bring considerable Caf Champions League experience to Sundowns. Photo: Samuel Shivambu, BackpagePix

DURBAN – Mamelodi Sundowns duo of Oupa Manyisa and George Lebese are have an opportunity to add a continental honour to their long list of titles.

Sundowns are the defending champions of the Caf Champions League, and will face Wydad Casablanca of Morocco in the quarter-final on September 8 (first leg at home) and 15 (second leg away).  

Sundowns spokesperson Thulani Thuswa told Independent Media that they have registered the duo.

“The three players that we’ve registered for Caf Champions League are Oupa Manyisa, Thela Ngobeni and George Lebese,” Thuswa explained.

There was no room for Ghanaian international Razak Brimah.

Independent Media reported previously that Ngobeni was going to be registered for the Caf competition.

Manyisa and Lebese have won every trophy on offer in South Africa with Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs respectively. They both possess two league titles, the Nedbank Cup, Telkom Knockout and two MTN8 crowns.

Manyisa reached two continental finals with Orlando Pirates. He was instrumental in Pirates reaching the Champions League decider in 2013, where they lost to Egyptian giants Al Ahly.

Manyisa was also in the Buccaneers outfit that lost the final of the Caf Confederation Cup in 2014.

 

IOL Sport

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