Cape Town - Thela
Ngobeni has given a hint that he is happy to remain with Free State
Stars going into the new season, saying he wants to play in Africa with
Over the weekend, Stars secured a place in next year’s CAF
Confederations Cup after beating Maritzburg United 1-0 to win the
Ngobeni has for the second successive year joined Ea Lla Koto on a
loan move from Mamelodi Sundowns and stated that he is prepared to
extend his stay with the Free State-based outfit in order to play in the
Ngobeni has this season been the second choice to Badra Sangare at Ea Lla Koto and played mostly in the cup competitions.
Ngobeni told Supersport: "All the glory goes to the Almighty. I think for me, I will never forget this moment to be honest.
"Winning this trophy with Stars, it will forever stay in my memory
room. I’m grateful to the chairman and also the whole management for
giving me an opportunity to play and be part of the team. I’m grateful
"I will always do my best if they give me a chance and also to the
guys. They did very well. It was not an individual effort. We played
very well as a team and we all deserve credit.
"It is very important I think to stay grounded and also focus on the
main goal. Always keep the vision clear, make sure you are always on
the right state of mind to play if you are given an opportunity.
"So I think that’s what I have been doing and I have been trying my
best to obviously push all the other goalkeepers that I have been third
or fourth choice to, but for me this was an opportunity to enjoy myself
and that’s what I did.
"The rest I will see along the road, but I want to play in Africa."