Absa Premiership

Onyango sets sights on PSL title for Downs

2018-02-26 13:51
Denis Onyango (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Denis Onyango says he is not concerned by winning individual awards and instead has set his sights on helping the club win the Absa Premiership title. 

The experienced shot-stopper was in inspired form against SuperSport United in this weekend's 1-1 draw as he produced a number of fine stops, in particular a superb save from Clayton Daniels at the death. 

However, he was beaten by Thabo Mnyamane before Percy Tau leveled matters in the second half as the shares were spoiled at the Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium in Pretoria. 

Speaking to the Sowetan, he said: "Well, I had to keep the team in the game because that was a crucial time. So it could have been very difficult to come back if we conceded in the dying minutes.

"I had to try to keep the team in the game and try to force a win. These are the things that motivate me every day and for me, it's not about winning the individual awards. I want the league first. 

"I haven't got a man-of-the- match award this year, but I keep going. I also have some stiff competition with Razak (Brimah) and Kennedy (Mweene), so I have to keep fighting and keeping my position. 

"For us we will soldier on until the last game of the season. We must do ourselves a favour by winning games."

Sundowns next face Amazulu away in a league clash at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 20:15.

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