The most expensive arsenal of talent in the South African premier league, Mamelodi Sundowns, where some of Zimbabwe’s finest ply their trade has lost value monetarily.
According to Soccer Laduma — a weekly sports tabloid in South Africa — the “Brazilians” as they are known because of their gold and blue colours — have 12 players who have had their asking price decrease since the beginning of the season.
But their man of the moment, Zimbabwe international Khama Billiat’s worth has risen.
He was initially worth R13,3 million ($875 000) but now he is understood to have earned a few thousands on top.
But his countryman Cuthbert Malajila, along with 11 other players, have lost value. Malajila has of late only played small roles in the team coming in as a substitute.
He was worth R7,5 million ($493 000) last year but of late, his asking price is R6,75 million. He has lost around 11 percent value.
The club’s midfield general Teko Modise now at the end of his career suffered a decrease in market value since the start of the 2015/16 campaign.
Modise is now worth R6,7 million down from R8,25 million.
Zambian goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene is worth R7,12 million. He was initially valued at R7,5 million.
Surprise Moriri joins the list with a market value of R1,25 million. His then asking price was R2,25 million.
Lebohang Mokoena and Mzikayise Mashaba were not spared from the development.
The former’s value now stands at R3,37 million while his then value stood at R4,5 million.
The latter’s new value is R4,12 million. His initial was R4,5 million.