Absa Premiership

Nkosingiphile Ngcobo: 'My time will come'

2019-02-22 13:13
Nkosingiphile Ngcobo
Nkosingiphile Ngcobo (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs youngster Nkosingiphile Ngcobo insists he is in no rush to break into the first team, saying his focus is on improving and working hard.

The South Africa Under-20 starlet's exploits at the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger earned him a spot in Africa's best U-20 XI, prompting some Chiefs supporters to speculate over when he will be given a chance to impress in Amakhosi's first team.

When asked about his first-team chances at Chiefs, the 19-year-old Ngcobo told TimesLIVE website: "My job is to continue working hard and keep focused because I know my time [at Chiefs] will come.

"The coach [Ernst Middendorp] is always telling me to focus and work hard and my time will come."

Commenting on his inclusion in the Africa's U-20 XI, Ngcobo was keen to stress the important contributions of his national team-mates.

"It motivates me a lot, but I want to thank everyone involved in my team because I didn't do it alone," he said.

"To be in Africa's best XI is because my teammates were always supporting, and we worked as a team.

"As Amajita we had a great tournament in Niger and we really wanted to qualify for the World Cup.

"So even in the World Cup we want to improve from what we did in 2017. I do believe there will be vast improvement that everyone will see in our team."

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