Primera Division side Club Atletico River Plate have confirmed the signing of Mauricio Affonso from Mamelodi Sundowns.
The move to the Uruguayan top-flight outfit ends an injury-hit spell for Affonso at the DStv Premiership champions where he was restricted to just 22 appearances over two years.
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The striker will be most fondly remembered for his display in the last-ever Telkom Knockout final with his brace sparking a 2-1 comeback against Maritzburg as Masandawana romped to a domestic treble under former head coach Pitso Mosimane.
However, with injuries preventing him from getting any real game-time, the club opted to enter the market for a new target-man with the signing of highly-rated Slovakia international Pavol Safranko.
Affonso leaves the Tshwane-based outfit with a record of six goals in 22 appearances over the previous two seasons.
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