Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns striker Thokozani
Sekotlong says he is mentally strong enough to take any opportunity he's given
despite being on the fringes at Chloorkop.
The 27-year-old has yet to feature in a
single matchday squad domestically in both the league and cup competitions and
featured for just 44 minutes in a CAF Champions League defeat to Togo Port on
Sekotlong also was used sparingly last
season and it appears he is well down the pecking order at the 2016 African
Nonetheless, he did play in Downs' 2-1 win
over AmaZulu during the international break, before suffering an ankle injury
in the Prince Mangosuthu Legacy Cup clash.
Speaking to KickOff website, Sekotlong
said: “Obviously I would like to have played longer but this is part of the
game, but I don't think it is a bad injury. I'll be out for now. It's swelling
but I don't think I'll be out for long.
“You need to wait for your chances and when
you get that chance that's when you are ready and motivated to actually get
“To play at Sundowns, that is what you plan
to do, to take it. At Sundowns it is more a mental thing. When you are at a big
team like this you have got to be mentally ready because there's a lot of