Absa Premiership

Mabunda wins Goal of the Month award

2018-02-19 12:45
Tiyani Mabunda (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Tiyani Mabunda became the second Mamelodi Sundowns player to win the Absa Premiership Goal of the Month award in the 2017/18 season, as local football fans voted his strike against Bloemfontein Celtic as the best goal in December.

Mabunda’s goal in Sundowns 4-1 home win over Celtic was voted the best from a short-list that also included his team-mate Bangaly Soumahoro’s effort for Sundowns in their away win at Golden Arrows.

The former Black Leopards midfielder found the bottom right corner of Celtic’s goalkeeper Patrick Tignyemb with a brilliantly-taken low strike from just outside the 18-yard box.

In the build up to his goal, Mabunda was involved in a neat interchange of passes with team-mates Thapelo Morena and Oupa Manyisa before striking the ball home.  

He wins the fourth Goal of the Month award of the 2017/18 season following Polokwane City team-mates’ Rodney Ramagalela and Ndivuwo Ravhuhali’s successes earlier in the season and Kekana in November, in the Absa Premiership’s exciting monthly recognition awards for the best goal of the month that were introduced last season.

The winning monthly goal was chosen as the best from the online votes by football supporters and the general public, who picked their favourite goal through the Premier Soccer League website.

Proud sponsors of the Absa Premiership, Absa, continue to reward football supporters that voted for the winning goal in April with the jersey of their favourite PSL club. The winning fan was chosen in a random draw after voting for their favourite goal.

Each of the goals selected during the monthly voting will go towards the list of goals that will be voted for the Absa-lutely Goal of the Season at the end of the season.

Voting for the Absa Premiership Goal of the Month for January is open for supporters and the public to vote. The voting will close at midnight on Wednesday, 28 February 2018, and there were plenty of superb goals to choose from.

Football supporters and the general public can go to www.PSL.co.za and vote now. All the monthly goals are available on the PSL website for the public to vote for.

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