PSL : Baroka FC and Mamelodi Sundowns bid for Steven Pienaar
Baroka FC and Mamelodi Sundowns are bidding for Steven Pienaar with the help of their sponsors
Steven Pienaar is an ambassador of Clover and sponsored by Puma.
Puma is the technical sponsor of Mamelodi Sundowns who are bidding for Steven Pienaar, meanwhile on the other hand Clover sponsored Baroka FC has also made their intentions clear.
Baroka FC and Clover made an announcement yesterday that they have extended their partnership for a further three years with an option with the option of extending it further.
The announcement was made on Monday where Pienaar was the guest of honour.
Mamelodi Sundowns announced a partnership which is believed to be close to R20 Million with puma
Baroka FC chairman Khurishi Mphahlele used the opportunity to make a public bid he wished for the midfield maestro to join his team
“Money’s not an issue‚ come join us‚” Mphahlele said to Pienaar.
“You’ll be making a contribution to the country. People will know that you did not go for money.
“Please make up your mind and come join us. You need us as much as we need you.”
It’s believed that a longstanding relationship with sportswear manufacturer PUMA could tilt a possible move for Steven Pienaar back to the PSL in favour of champions Mamelodi Sundowns.
But Baroka FC and Clover have an ace up their sleeve as they are prepared to increase his deal as well
” Yes its true we are trying to get Pienaar to join Baroka but the Chairman is working on that”
” Yes that the secret and strategy we are hoping to deploy,” said Baroka Source
Pienaar has not made a decision on his next move‚ but it is believed he will make his final decision in the coming weeks.
Who will win the war Clover or Puma?