Mamelodi Sundowns’ Bittersweet Farewell: Cassius Mailula Heads to North America

…By Judah Olanisebee for TDPel Media. Mamelodi Sundowns Star Cassius Mailula Set for North American Adventure


Mamelodi Sundowns supporters are faced with a bittersweet moment as star player Cassius Mailula prepares to depart Kabo Yellow to pursue his football career abroad.

This move comes as a result of Mailula’s impressive performance, largely attributed to the guidance and support of Godfrey Sapula.

Mamelodi Sundowns Star Mailula Going to North America


Mamelodi Sundowns recently revealed that Cassius Mailula is on the verge of joining an undisclosed North American football club.

The Limpopo-born striker’s exceptional record of 15 goals and four assists in 31 games has caught the attention of overseas clubs, leading to this significant opportunity.

Sundowns expressed their pride in Mailula, who has been a part of the Mamelodi Sundowns Academy since the age of 13, and they are eager to make further announcements regarding his journey.

The Role Godfrey Sapula Played

After a season with Sundowns’ DStv Diski Challenge team, Mailula received an invitation to join M Tigers, a feeder team for Kabo Yellow, in the ABC Motsepe league.


It was Godfrey Sapula, the coach, who played a pivotal role in bringing Mailula from the Limpopo School of Excellence to M Tigers.

Sapula’s advice to Mailula was to work hard and grow from his experiences in the DStv Diski Challenge team.

The nurturing environment at M Tigers shaped Mailula both as a player and as an individual, teaching him valuable lessons in character and humility.

Mailula expressed his gratitude to Coach Godfrey for instilling confidence in him regardless of the league he plays in.

Final Announcement


The football world eagerly awaits the official announcement from either Mamelodi Sundowns or Toronto FC regarding Cassius Mailula’s move to North America.

The talented player’s departure marks a significant milestone in his career, and fans will be keeping a close eye on his progress in the international arena.


Cassius Mailula’s impending move to North America signifies a tremendous achievement for the young player and highlights the excellent work done by the coaching staff at Mamelodi Sundowns.

Godfrey Sapula’s role as a mentor and supporter in Mailula’s development speaks volumes about the importance of guiding young talent to reach their full potential.


As we bid farewell to Mailula’s time with Kabo Yellow, fans can take pride in knowing that his growth and success are a testament to the strength of the club’s youth academy.

While there may be some sadness in seeing him go, Mamelodi Sundowns supporters can also celebrate the impact he will make on the global football stage.

We wish Cassius Mailula the best of luck in his North American adventure and hope to witness his continued growth and achievements in the years to come.

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