Major Soccer League (MSL) side Philadelphia Union have completed the signing of Olwethu Makhanya from Stellenbosch FC on a two-and-a-half-year contract.
Union’s statement, posted on social media, read: “Philadelphia Union announced today that they have signed defender Olwethu Makhanya from Stellenbosch FC to a two-and-a-half-year contract. With this acquisition, Makhanya will be the Union’s first player under the league’s U-22 initiative.
“His contract with the Union will run through the 2025 season with a club option through 2027. Makhanya will be added to the Union’s active roster following receipt of his International Transfer Certificate and P1 Visa and occupy a U-22 initiative slot and an international roster slot.”
🚨 Welcome to Philly, Olwethu!— Philadelphia Union (@PhilaUnion) July 18, 2023
Philadelphia Union announced they have signed defender Olwethu Makhanya from Stellenbosch FC as the club’s first Under-22 Initiative signing.
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