PSL

Vilakazi will give Pitso a 'good headache'

2016-07-25 22:31
Sibusiso Vilakazi (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns legend, Esrom 'Yellowman' Nyandoro, believes Sibusiso Vilakazi's arrival at the club from Wits will present something of a selection dilemma for coach Pitso Mosimane in midfield.

The midfielder signed a three-year deal with a option to extend for another two years and attended his first training session on Sunday. The Bafana Bafana international made 27 Premiership appearances for the Clever Boys last season and scored seven goals.

Nonetheless, Nyandoro believes that Vilakazi's arrival presents Sundowns with something of a dilemma about who to play in central midfield.

With Hlompho Kekana the undisputed holding midfielder, juggling the likes of Themba Zwane, Asavela Mbekile, Teko Modise and Vilakazi ahead of him will be key.

Nyandoro told Vodacom Soccer: "There's no doubt about Vilakazi's capabilities. He can give you goals. Any team would want him. Well done Sundowns for getting him - they wanted him for a long time.

"If the player wants to win trophies, there's no better team to go to. It's a good headache for Pitso who is a clever coach. Maybe he'll play 'Vila' as a winger who comes inside like Zwane. Pitso knows what to do."

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
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
16 October 2016
SuperSport United v Highlands Park, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:30
Polokwane City v Orlando Pirates, New Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
25 October 2016
Chippa United v Bloemfontein Celtic, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
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
English Premiership flutter

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

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.