Cape Town - Orlando Pirates interim coach Rulani Mokwena has rated Thabiso
Monyane as the best right-back in the country after the 19-year-old's
impressive early-season displays.
Monyane has featured in six of Pirates' eight matches this
season and was a standout performer in the 3-3 draw with Cape Town City on
And Mokwena believes his young star has a bright future
ahead of him.
“What I can say is that Thabiso Monyane is a lion,” the
Pirates mentor said of the junior international.
“He is unbelievable. At that age, to play the way he is
playing, I think the boy is going to be a top player. I think because we
(Pirates) are going through a difficult period, not enough is being said about
“Last week he came on and got an assist. I get goosebumps
when I talk about him to be honest because I get excited about the future of
"He’s special and credit should go to the Pirates youth
coaches for finding him and developing him. He plays with no fear and goes up
and down the pitch.
"What a lion – I think he’s the best right-back in the
country at the moment."
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