Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana says he's inspired by what Wits winger Daine Klate has achieved in his career.
Klate is currently the
PSL's most decorated player, having been part of six league title-winning teams
while also picking up winners' medals from seven major cup finals.
Kekana is not that far
behind Klate with four league titles to his credit, with two of those coming
alongside Klate while together at SuperSport United.
midfielder also has a couple of domestic cup winners' medals under his belt,
and was part of the Sundowns side that won the 2016 CAF Champions League.
However, he remains
hungry for more success.
"As a player,
it’s always nice to win trophies; you can ask Daine Klate about that – he knows
about winning every trophy in the PSL," Kekana told KickOff website.
"For me, I would
love to be like Daine by winning every trophy, and like any player who wants to
keep on winning trophies.
"With a team like
Mamelodi Sundowns, the expectations are always high and we want to win every
match we play, so it would be nice for me to keep that hunger and desire to
The Bafana Bafana
midfield general still feels he still has plenty of gas in the tank and expects
to keep going strong for some time before hanging up his boots.
"I still feel
good at Sundowns. I’m 32 now, so I think I’m still too young to be thinking
about retirement," Kekana said.
enjoying my football, I'm still enjoying the craziness of the players and I'm
still enjoying the opportunity to be leading them as a captain."