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Cape Town City reward ‘keeper Hugo Marques with new one-year deal!


Cape Town City have rewarded Hugo Marques with a new one-year contract extension following his impressive performances this season.

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Marques joined City on a one-year deal at the start of the 2021-22 season from Portuguese side Farense – he was relatively unknown in South Africa.

However, the Angolan goalkeeper didn’t need too much time to introduce himself to the PSL as his performances caught the eye.

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Marques was brought in as a replacement for Peter Leeuwenburgh who left City for Dutch outfit FC Groningen in 2021.

CAPE TOWN CITY ANNOUNCE NEW HUGO MAQUES DEAL

“City are thrilled to announce that Hugo Marques has signed a new 1 year contract extension with the Citizens,” confirmed City on Tuesday.

WHY HUGO MARQUES DESERVED THE CONTRACT EXTENSION

Marques has been outstanding for City this season, and he’s undoubtedly among the best goalkeepers in the league.

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The 36-year-old could also be in with a chance to win the Goalkeeper of the Season award having kept the most clean sheets in the league this season.

Marques has kept a whopping 14 clean sheets in 27 matches for City thus far – the club’s best clean sheet record since its formation in 2016.

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The lanky shot-stopper has conceded just 22 goals in the 27 league matches that he played for City thus far.





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