Absa Premiership

Sekotlong pleased with life at Sundowns

2017-12-04 08:30
Thokozani Sekotlong (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns forward Thokozani Sekotlong says he has no regrets about joining the Premiership giants during the off-season.

The 26-year-old was a surprise addition to a Brazilians squad packed with attacking talent when he arrived on a free transfer.

With the likes of Leonardo Castro, Khama Billiat, Percy Tau, Yannick Zakri and Anthony Laffor all vying for a starting role as Sundowns' main attacker, many believed Sekotlong was committing career suicide.

After scoring seven goals in 24 games for Free State Stars from a wide role last season convinced 'Downs coach Pitso Mosimane to hand him a chance.

The new signing impressed in his short cameos scoring against AmaZulu in late October before injury struck on his third start of the season, in the Telkom Knockout last-16 against Chippa United.

"I think it's been a good season. It's been progressive, I am happy with the development and the way it's been going," Sekotlong told IOL website.

"I am just disappointed that I got injured in the Chippa game, that injury knocked me back a bit. But so far, I am happy with everything.

"I think I've had a fair chance. I started in the Chippa game, but I got injured after 20 minutes. Up until then, I was actually gaining momentum in my recovery."

Referring to Castro and Billiat's potential exits at the end of the campaign, the former Maritzburg United man says he's paying no attention to the speculation.

"Obviously it's just rumours - I don't know what's going on. If they give me the opportunity, I just need to take it with both hands," he said.

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