Fans pack airport to welcome Mamelodi Sundowns

Sundowns beat Egyptian side Zamalek to be crowned the CAF Champions League winners.

Mamelodi Sundown fans are at the OR Tambo International Airport to welcome the team. Picture: Kgothatso Mogale/ EWN

JOHANNEBSURG - Fans are streaming into O.R Tambo International Airport this morning to welcome Mamelodi Sundowns back home after they won the CAF Champions League on Sunday.

The team touched down from Alexandria in Egypt.

Despite the cloudy weather thousands of fans are singing, dancing and waving flags in anticipation of the champions' arrival.

Banners from different supporters' branches all over Johannesburg have been draped over the security railings to show support.

Former players have turned out as well to show their support for Pitso Mosimane's men.