Cape Town - Mamelodi
Sundowns midfielder Hlompho Kekana will soon learn whether or not he is among the top three candidates for the 2016 FIFA Puskas Award.
The Brazilians captain scored a wonder goal from the half-way line
against Cameroon earlier this year for Bafana Bafana, and is one of the
10 nominees in line to receive the prestigious honour. Superstars Neymar
and Lionel Messi are the most high-profile names on the list.
FIFA decide who wins the award by popular vote from fans, and Kekana
may just be in the running for his spectacular strike against the
As such, Masandawana's official Twitter account have called for fans
to get voting before the top three nominees are selected on December 2 at 14:00.
The club said: "Let's get behind our own. Good Luck Hlompho!"
Other players waiting to hear if they are in the top three include
Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez, West Bromwich Albion's Hal Robson-Kanu,
Venezuela's Daniuska Rodriguez, Villareal's Mario Gaspar, Corinthians'
Marlone, Gefle's Simon Skrabb and Penang's Mohd Faiz Subri.