Denis Onyango Salary at Mamelodi Sundowns 2021
Denis Onyango Salary at Mamelodi Sundowns 2021: Denis Onyango is a professional footballer from Uganda who now represents Mamelodi Sundowns. He is a professional footballer who has represented Uganda, Ethiopia, and South Africa. Onyango is also a former goalkeeper and captain for the Uganda Cranes.
Denis Onyango was born in Kampala, Uganda, on May 15, 1985.
After starting his career in his home country, Onyango went on to play for Supersport United, Mpumalanga Black Aces, and Mamelodi Sundowns in the South African Premier Soccer League. He won the 2016 CAF Champions League and played in the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup with Mamelodi Sundowns. He was selected the 2016 African Player of the Year based in Africa. In a list prepared by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics for 2016, he was ranked as the tenth best goalkeeper in the world.
He captained Uganda at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations before retiring from international duty in 2021.
Onyango began his career with SC Villa in Kampala, Uganda, and then joined St. George SA in Ethiopia.
- SuperSport United and Mpumalanga Black Aces
Onyango joined Supersport United of the South African Premier Soccer League in 2006.
SuperSport United released him on July 8, 2010.
Mpumalanga Black Aces signed free agent Onyango on July 26.
- Mamelodi Sundowns
Onyango joined Mamelodi Sundowns of the South African Premier Soccer League in 2011.
He was loaned out to league rivals Bidvest Wits on August 2, 2013.
Mamelodi Sundowns exercised their option to extend Onyango’s contract for another year in July 2014.
In the 2015–16 season, Onyango won the PSL Goalkeeper of the Season title (best player in South Africa’s premier division) after keeping 14 clean sheets as Sundowns set a new club record with 71 points.
At the CAF Awards in Nigeria on January 5, 2017, he was named the 2016 African-based African Player of the Year.
He received 252 votes in the end, compared to 228 votes for second place Khama Billiat.
Onyango made his international debut for Uganda against Cape Verde in a World Cup qualifying match on June 18, 2005. Onyango became a regular for the Cranes after that.
By surrendering only two goals in six matches in their qualification group, Onyango helped the Cranes qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
He made his debut in the Africa Cup of Nations in the 31st edition, which Gabon hosted from January 14 to February 5, 2017.
In April 2017, he was named captain of the national team.
After Uganda failed to qualify for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, Onyango confirmed his international retirement on April 12, 2021.
Style of play
Onyango is known for his penalty-saving abilities and one-on-one play. Mark Anderson, a former Sundowns goalie coach, characterized him as “all-round, extremely consistent, and composed.”
Denis Onyango Net Worth 2021
His net worth has been growing significantly. Denis Onyango has a net worth of $5 million as at 2021.
Denis Onyango Salary 2021
As at 2021, Denis Onyango salary at Mamelodi Sundowns is pegged at R450,000 per month as salary.
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