Absa Premiership

Mayambela shines light on brother

2015-07-15 20:15
Siviwe Mpengesi (Chairman of Chippa United) and Mark Mayambela (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mark Mayambela’s younger brother Mihlali Mayambela is a star in the making according to Mark.

The Cape Town All Stars youngster is a highly sought after player in youth football at the moment.

"Eish, yeah my lil bro has been doing well for his team and he has won a lot of people’s hearts, especially those that watched the Metropolitan Cup, and at his age he has done very well I must say and now he is putting a lot of pressure on me,'' ‘Professor’ told Sport24.

Mayambela, believes his younger brother is ready to take on the soccer fields as they come.

The game he plays has always been described as radiant and always in laughter when he is on the ball, and it has been said that he always manages to uplift souls in a packed stadium.

Mark Mayambela, says that Mihlali has no pressure to emulate him. He knows his brother has his own qualities and he is busy creating his own name in football, and doesn't want to be compared to him.

Although Mihlali wants to make a name for himself and create his own history, he still appreciates the advice and guidance he gets from his older brother.

"People are saying he is better than me, haha, but remember I am a left footer!” the Dribbling Wizard joked.

“Well I don’t want to put too much pressure on him, for now all I want for him is to enjoy the game.

“I can tell you now that he has got a lot of criticism because he is my brother, so he is bound to fight against my enemies and haters, but he has a big heart and I don’t want to relive my life through him, but I have to shepherd him in the right direction, and lucky for him he has a great support structure, even his agents Pro Sport, they’re hands on in his career.

“I always tell him to stay humble, respect others, but most of all to respect himself and the game of football, and of course he must work hard and so far so good.”

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