Maritzburg United goalkeeper Richard Ofori has made it clear
he is more interested in the team's success than in individual honours.
The Ghana international has helped the Team of Choice turn
into one of the best defences in the Absa Premiership, conceding only 17 goals
in 24 league outings.
Ofori has been touted as one of the front runners to win the
Goalkeeper of the Season award and has also attracted the interest of Orlando
Pirates, but he remains focused on the team's targets instead.
"I don't think about goalkeeper of the season, I just
think about the team, doing well in the league," Ofori was quoted as
saying by Far Post.
"Because at the end of the day we are playing for this
crest, which is Maritzburg United. Before individual awards, the most important
thing is that the team is doing well. Anything else will come later. I don't
think about the best goalkeeper (award), I just do my best.
"As a goalkeeper, you need to always aim for clean
sheets because then the possibility of your team winning a game is like 70%.
"I always say this league (PSL) is one of the best for
goalkeepers. You'll see goalkeepers who are either second choice or first
choice for his country. That lets everyone in the world know that this league
- TEAMtalk media