Absa Premiership

Zulu: 'My time will come at Sundowns'

2018-09-12 10:51
Siyabonga Zulu (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns defender Siyabonga Zulu says his coach Pitso Mosimane has told him to wait for his chance to play a role for the Brazilians.

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The left-back joined the Tshwane outfit from Platinum Stars (now Cape Umoya United) midway through the 2017/18 season, to compete with Tebogo Langerman for a place in the starting line-up.

However, the 25-year-old has since been overtaken by the likes Lyle Lakay and Mosa Lebusa, who both joined the Premiership defending champions in the off-season.

The defender revealed that he had offers to fight for a regular place elsewhere in the off-season, but the Brazilians mentor assured him of a future at Chloorkop.

"There were clubs who showed interest in me and there was a club who wanted to buy me out," Zulu told KickOff.

"But the coach told me, 'Your time of playing will come'. I myself wasn't prepared to move any time from Sundowns.

"Regarding those interested clubs, I won't reveal the names but I'll continue to stay at Sundowns because my time will come for me to play. There are so many games also on the horizon.

"In the meantime I'm learning at Sundowns. You know when you play football you are always learning every day.

"The belief is still there because he (Mosimane) always motivates me. He is always in constant talks with me. Every training we talk, we discuss, and ja there's a future at Sundowns.

"The game of football is about competition, not to say that others who are preferred are better than others."


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