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Mokwena Reveals The Efforts Behind Nassir Deal

Mokwena Reveals The Efforts Behind Nassir Deal

Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Rulani Mokwena has opened up on the efforts the club have gone to help their new signing Abubeker Nassir settle into his new surroundings. Nassir was signed back in January from Ethiopia Coffee where his performances saw him lauded as a generational talent in East Africa. He also made people stand up and take notice at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations and more recently when he starred in the 2-0 win over Egypt for the 2024 AFCON qualifiers. But despite his obvious talent, there’s been a clear language barrier as he speaks...
Nassir Reacts To First Downs Goal

Nassir Reacts To First Downs Goal

New Mamelodi Sundowns striker Abubeker Nassir has expressed his happiness after scoring his first goal for Masandawana against Kaizer Chiefs on the weekend. Nassir, 22, was bought by Sundowns in January already but was initially loaned back to Ethiopian Coffee. He was a clear standout player in the Betking Ethiopia Premier League, scoring 29 goals in 21 games and he could have scooped another Golden Boot had he not been recalled by Sundowns for pre-season before the last campaign finished in his homeland. He was finally unveiled by Downs last week and...
Rulani Makes Bold Nassir Prediction

Rulani Makes Bold Nassir Prediction

Mamelodi Sundowns co-head coach Rulani Mokwena believes Abubeker Nassir is the type of talent that will raise to the level of the club. The 22-year-old was registered for the 2022/23 DStv Premiership campaign last week which could spell the end of Pavol Šafranko’s time at the club and after just two cameo appearances from the bench it’s easy to see why they were willing to make a sacrifice of one of the major investments – who only signed last season. ‘Abuki’ signed for the club in January from Ethiopia Coffee before...
Official: Sundowns Announce Third Signing

Official: Sundowns Announce Third Signing

Mamelodi Sundowns have finally announced their third signing of the current transfer window after the arrivals of Sipho Mbule and Ronwen Williams. Ethiopia forward Abubeker Nassir was unveiled as third signing by Masandawana after securing his work permit which had initially delayed his start of pre-season. The 22-year-old bid his goodbyes to his teammates in June and ended the season prematurely with Ethiopia Coffee in order to join up with Masandawana for pre-season training. However, work-permit issues delayed his arrival, having already put pen to...
Nassir Sundowns Arrival Imminent

Nassir Sundowns Arrival Imminent

Ethiopia forward Abubeker Nassir is set to arrive in South Africa imminently after securing his work permit which delayed his start of pre-season. The 22-year-old bid his goodbyes to his teammates last month and ended the season prematurely with Ethiopia Coffee in order to join up with Masandawana for pre-season training. However, work-permit issues delayed his arrival, having already put pen to paper in the previous transfer window before spending the remainder of the season in the BetKing Ethiopia Premier League. iDiski Times have been informed that...