The tall centre-back is having fun with life within the Mom Metropolis having helped his aspect attain the MTN8 last
Cape City Metropolis have confirmed the extension of Taariq Fielies’ contract amidst reported curiosity from Orlando Pirates.
The 29-year-old participant has turn into certainly one of the highest centre-backs within the PSL since he joined the Residents from Milano United in 2017 and he made his debut for Bafana Bafana within the following yr.
Fielies was linked with the PSL massive weapons Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns over the past switch window with Pirates believed to be extra severe in regards to the no-nonsense defender.
Nonetheless, the Residents managed to retain his providers for the present season and he has now signed a brand new contract with the membership till 2025 as they appear to fend off curiosity from Pirates.
Fielies defined that he was happy to have prolonged his keep on the Western Cape aspect and he’s eager to convey success to the membership.
“Yeah, I’m simply blissful to have signed a brand new contract with the membership, and I’m very delighted about that,” Fielies instructed the membership’s media division.
“And yeah, I’m right here to assist the crew. Clearly we reached one other last so I’m blissful for that as nicely. So yeah, we will simply construct on from this as nicely.
“And yeah, we will obtain extra this season.”
The previous Ajax Cape City participant has been influential on the again for the Residents this season serving to the crew attain the MTN8 last for the third time within the membership’s historical past.
Metropolis will now tackle reigning PSL champions Sundowns within the last on October 30 as they appear to clinch the trophy for the second time having lifted it in 2018 below coach Benni McCarthy.
Fielies was a part of the Metropolis crew which received the Prime 8 trophy, earlier than serving to the Residents attain the 2019 last the place they misplaced to SuperSport United.
The lanky participant has featured in eight matches throughout all competitions for Metropolis up to now this time period and he helped his aspect hold 4 clear sheets within the course of.
Fielies has performed 109 league matches for the Residents and scored 4 occasions together with one in opposition to Royal AM this season.
He made his debut for Bafana in opposition to Madagascar within the quarter-final of the 2018 Cosafa Cup event.
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