Mamelodi Sundowns set to offer Ugandan shot-stopper Ismail Watenga three years contract

Mamelodi Sundowns are set to make a decision on Uganda international goalkeeper Ismail Watenga after his training stint with the 2019/20 domestic treble winners.

Watenga, 25, was due to arrive at Chloorkop in March this year before the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe and halted all football-related activities ending his proposed assessment.


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It’s believed the 19-capped Cranes keeper who serves as an understudy to Sundowns current number one Dennis Onyango was recommended to the technical team by the seven-time league winner.

Having left Kenyan Premier League side Sofapaka at the end of last season, Watenga who recently began training with the Brazilians first-team is available to sign on a free transfer.

According to reports in Ugandan media, a three-year contract awaits the shot-stopper, should he impress the new-look technical of Manqoba Mngqithi, Rhulani Mokwena and Steve Komphela.


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However, according to no decision has been taken yet due to the foreign quota spot needed to register the player whilst having a plethora of options in his position.

Watenga previously claimed it would be a ‘dream’ to follow in the footsteps of his compatriot Onyango at Sundowns, who’s forged a legendary status in South African football over the past decade.


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