PSL

Tshabalala shakes off critics

2013-02-28 10:22
Siphiwe Tshabalala (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Siphiwe Tshabalala is determined not to pay any attention to his critics, and is focused on doing the business for Kaizer Chiefs as they look to wrestle the PSL crown from Orlando Pirates.

According to the Football411.com website, the Bafana Bafana international has come under flak from the media for some below-par performances during the first-half of the Premiership season, while also having seen his first-team role limited last year.

However, the midfielder seems to have rediscovered his best form since the turn of the year and was named Man of the Match at the weekend after leading Amakhosi to a comfortable 3-0 Nedbank Cup last-32 win over Bidvest Wits.

"I am happy with the contribution I am making in the team," Shabba told his club's official website.

"I feel that the coach (Stuart Baxter) has given me a second chance and I really appreciate that. I am focusing on doing well every time I am given an opportunity to don the gold and black.

"I was happy with the 'Man of the Match' award on Saturday but I think credit should go to everyone for giving their best.

"In the past four games I have been involved in about four or five goals we have scored. I have played many games, I agree that in the past couple of seasons I was a bit tired but I do rest whenever I get time and I think I will rest more when we win the league.

"The rest when we win the league will be worth it for sure but for now I just want to contribute and help the team."

NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
10 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
14 February 2016
Bloemfontein Celtic v Chippa United, Dr Molemela Stadium 15:30
SuperSport United v University of Pretoria, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:30
17 February 2016
Free State Stars v Orlando Pirates, Goble Park 19:30
19 February 2016
Wits v University of Pretoria, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.