Absa Premiership

Game-time pleases Onyango

2015-02-24 08:39
Dennis Onyango (Supplied)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Dennis Onyango was grateful to make a rare start during the Brazilians’ 2-0 win over Thanda Royal Zulu on Saturday.

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The Ugandan number one has played only three games in total for the Tshwane side this season, and says he is in good shape and happy to fight for a regular starting berth at the club, where he has to compete with Kennedy Mweene, Thela Ngobeni and Wayne Sandilands.

"For a goalkeeper all you do is continue working hard and simply wait for your turn when you get the chance to play," Onyango told the African Football website.

"The goalkeepers’ coach John Ibarola has also been great to me," he continued.

"When I was at Mpumalanga [Black Aces] I played all the time, but I was not very fit and had no direction."

The Ugandan international added that he believes Sundowns can still catch Kaizer Chiefs in the league, the gap between the two sides currently at 13 points, with the Pretoria outfit having two games in hand.

"We know they are a good side but they can't win all the games. Hopefully they fall apart," he said.

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