PSL

Mokeke eyes starting berth at CT City

2016-09-06 10:40
Thato Mokeke (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Newly-signed Cape Town City FC midfielder Thato Mokeke says he is happy to be back home and is looking to seal a starting berth in Eric Tinkler's outfit.

The 26-year-old failed to establish himself as a regular at former teams Ajax Cape Town and SuperSport United, but Mokeke believes his move to the newly-formed Premiership franchise offers him an opportunity to stake a claim for a regular starting berth.

"I'm just happy to be back in Cape Town again. My objective is to command a regular spot in the City starting eleven," he told KickOff.

"I've also got aspirations to represent my country as well. The last time I received a call-up was in 2012.

"Its four years now that I haven't been involved with the national team but that's  because I haven't been playing regularly for my club. That's why I've decided to make the switch in order to play regular football."

The defensive midfielder acknowledged that he won't just walk into Tinkler's starting eleven as he will have to compete with the likes of Lebogang Manyama, Roland Putsche and Mpho Matsi.

"That said, I'm aware that I cannot just walk into the team - I have to prove myself but I'm willing to work hard," he added.

Read more on:    cape town city fc  |  psl  |  thato mokeke  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
27 September 2016
Maritzburg United v Polokwane City, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Cape Town City, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Platinum Stars, Orlando Stadium 19:30
28 September 2016
Free State Stars v Kaizer Chiefs, James Motlatsi Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Chippa United, New Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Golden Arrows v SuperSport United, Princess Magogo Stadium 19:30
15 October 2016
Free State Stars v Maritzburg United, James Motlatsi Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Chippa United, Prince Magogo Stadium 15:30
Platinum Stars v Bloemfontein Celtic, Royal Bafokeng Stadium 15:30
Kaizer Chiefs v Ajax Cape Town, Moses Mabhida Stadium 18:00
Cape Town City v Baroka FC, Cape Town Stadium 20:15
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?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

Big month in the world of golf as the FedEx Cup concludes on the PGA Tour, the Race to Dubai gathers steam on the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour offers local golfers the chance to bank some cash. Oh, and not forgetting the USA v Europe Ryder Cup showdown at Hazeltine!

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.