BREAKING NEWS: Castro signs new Chiefs deal


FARPost can confirm that Leonardo Castro is staying at Kaizer Chiefs.

“Castro happy to extend his stay Kaizer Chiefs and Leonardo Castro have reached an agreement to extend their relationship with a further 2 years ending on 30th June 2022,” said Kaizer Chiefs in a statement this afternoon.

Castro said: “Thank you so much. I am very happy with the Chairman Kaizer Motaung and Club. I am also grateful to continue to wear the Gold & Black. This is sensitive for me because I have not won a trophy yet with the team. And to leave without a gold medal would be a defeat for me.”

The Colombian has formed an integral part of Amakhosi setup since joining in January 2018 from the Tshwane-based Mamelodi Sundowns.

The striker has rattled the net 20 times in all competitions since his arrival at Naturena. Eight of the goals coming this season as Amakhosi launched a serious attempt to lift the Absa Premiership.

“I wish to win something. And I think with the squad we have at the moment; we are capable of doing well. My family is excited about this development. We are happy to remain in South Africa. Thank you once more  to the Chairman and the Club,” he concludes.

By Tiyani wa ka Mabasa 

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