Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Leonardo Castro has revealed the names of the PSL teams he would prefer to play for now that he’s a free agent.
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In a surprising turn of events, Castro said he wouldn’t mind returning to Mamelodi Sundowns and he also named Cape Town City as the other team he’d play for.
And the reason Castro would prefer those two teams is that he wants to play CAF Champions League football, and Sundowns and City are the only teams who can offer that next season.
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Castro won the CAF Champions League with Sundowns in 2016, and he reached the final with Chiefs in 2021 where they lost to Al Ahly.
The lanky marksman confirmed that he hasn’t had any offers since being released by Chiefs, but his preference is to remain in South Africa.
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Castro said he has made South Africa his second home, adding that he has felt at home over the last six-and-a-half years in the country.
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“There is nothing confirmed for me yet and I’m looking for the best option for my family. My first option is South Africa,” said Castro in an interview with Robert Marawa.
“I’m very grateful to be in South Africa, it’s like my second home. I have been here for six-and-a-half years with my family. We have been comfortable and we love the culture and people here.”
“I would like to play the Champions League again. The only teams I can play for at this point would be Sundowns. Cape Town City would be another option,” added Castro.
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