Absa Premiership

Mnyamane focused on survival

2016-06-01 08:09
Thabo Mnyamane (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - University of Pretoria forward Thabo Mnyamane has chosen to focus on saving the club from relegation amid rumours of his exit from the club.

Shaun Bartlett's side suffered a massive blow in their bid to retain their Premiership status, following a 1-0 loss to Mbombela United in the opening game of the promotion/relegation play-offs at Tuks Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Mnyamane admits AmaTuks are under immense pressure, with the final play-off match set for two weeks before the new campaign resumes.

"It is very difficult, because the mindset tells you that you are done and that you should start preparing to go on vacation, but as a professional player you always need to realise that there are ups and downs in football," he told Goal.

"We have prepared very well, I am happy because the players are showing courage and determination to fight until the final day of the playoffs."

The 23-year-old has been linked with a move away from the club, but regardless of where they compete next season, Mnyamane believes his entire focus should be on trying to help Tuks avoid the drop.

"The rumours will always be rumours and players will always be linked with teams worldwide, as a player, as an individual you always need to be focused on the task at hand," he added.

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