Cape Town - Enocent Mkhabela is determined to
rediscover the form of his mid-20s as he aims to help Highlands Park
finish as high as possible in the Absa Premiership.
The 30-year-old midfielder has endured a rollercoaster of a career
thus far. He turned heads at the now-defunct Platinum Stars back in 2013
which earned him a move to SuperSport United.
He then left Matsatsantsa three years later to join Soweto giants
Kaizer Chiefs, but he never played a game for Amakhosi and has been on
the decline since then.
However, Mkhabela has a renewed sense of purpose at the Lions of the North and is eager to make the most of his chances.
"I am working very hard to return to my best and I believe that I am
at a right club to achieve that," Mkhabela told the Sowetan.
"I still have a lot to offer in football. The old Enocent will come back again.
"I have been struggling with injuries over the past few months, especially my ankle, but now I am feeling a bit healthier.
"In football, you must keep on believing... as long as I am still
active I strongly believe that I can still play for bigger clubs. What
happened at Chiefs was God's plan, so I cannot be always thinking about
it. God can still make things happen for me."
Asked about Highlands Park's impressive start to the season, which
sees them sitting sixth in the standings, he added: "We have a squad
that can fight for the league, so I think we can challenge and pose a
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