Cape Town - Former Kaizer Chiefs star player,
David Obua, has advised his countryman and new Amakhosi acquisition, Sula
Matovu, to first acclimatise with the South African weather as well as playing
regularly before thinking of being a hit in the PSL.
Chiefs announced yesterday
that the winger has penned a three-year contract with them after impressing
during the trials.
Obua, who had a successful career at
Amakhosi, told Sport24 that Matovu has a big challenge on his hands and
will first have to win a place in the Steve Khomphela’s side before he can
think of having a successful spell with the Soweto giants.
“First of all, I’m very happy for
Matovu for signing with Chiefs and I wish him a successful time there,” Obua
“Look, the first challenge for him
is going to acclimatise to the South African weather, but he will also have to
work hard to make the team because it will only be when he plays that he will
settle easily,” Obua said.
The lanky utility player, who was
mostly used as a left-back in his playing days, said that he has
not watched Matovu recently, but is confident he will work hard to succeed at
the Soweto side.
Obua joined Chiefs in 2005 and
played for Amakhosi until 2008 before joining Scottish side, Heart of