My Dream Team: Gavin Lane

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Goalkeeper – William Okpara: I played with him for
Goalkeeper – William Okpara: I played with him for many years, and he was always our number one and he was a quality ‘keeper, you know.
LB – Edward Motale: He was one of those left-backs
LB – Edward Motale: He was one of those left-backs that was always up to nonsense and tricks [laughs]… but he was a great attacking full-back and he could read player and the game
CB – Mark Fish: Feeshy. I used to stay at the back
CB – Mark Fish: Feeshy. I used to stay at the back and control everything because he was always just running forward to go and create chances and score goals.
CB – Guy Roger Nzeng: He was pure quality from Gab
CB – Guy Roger Nzeng: He was pure quality from Gabon. I went and played there with the national team and he was just quality.
RB – Oupa Mabuza: He was always solid; he was a no
RB – Oupa Mabuza: He was always solid; he was a no-nonsense player; he just got there and did his job. You could always rely on him.
CM – Sam Pam Jnr: Mr Reliable from Nigeria.
CM – Sam Pam Jnr: Mr Reliable from Nigeria.
CM – John Moeti: Captain my Captain! What a great
CM – John Moeti: Captain my Captain! What a great player; he was like a little terrier. He was so tiny and everything, but he had a heart like a lion. He led the team very well.
LW – Helman Mkhalele:
LW – Helman Mkhalele: "Midnight Express" – you know what I mean.
RW – Brandon Silent: One of the best attacking guy
RW – Brandon Silent: One of the best attacking guys and things like that.
STR – Ettiene Nsunda: Maybe a surprise to many but
STR – Ettiene Nsunda: Maybe a surprise to many but what a great player. He was lightning quick, he was fast, he was everything; he was quality.
STR – Jerry Sikhosana: My man from Tembisa, 'Legs
STR – Jerry Sikhosana: My man from Tembisa, 'Legs of Thunder'. What a great player – he always scored those impossible goals, and he always scored those winners against Chiefs.
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Legendary ex-Orlando Pirates, Giant Blackpool and AmaZulu FC defender Gavin Lane has revealed his Dream Team from his playing days.

Lane enjoyed a fruitful football career that saw him win top honours in the local game. 'Stability Unit' played with some top talent, hence he won trophies like the Iwisa Charity Spectacular, 1994 league title, as well as the 1995 African Champions Cup.

In his dream team, consisting of 11 best players he played with, Lane, who also turned out for the likes of Moroka Swallows, has left out the likes of John 'Shoes' Moshoeu, Fanie Madida, Geelbooi 'Gomma Gomma' Masango, Ernest 'Botsotso' Makhanya, Marks 'Go Man Go' Maponyane, Albert 'Bashin' Mahlangu and Pitso 'Jingles' Mosimane.

"Yho, yho, yho! That's hard [to decide] man. Yho! There's so many good players I played with,” The former centre-back tells snl24.com/kickoff.

“There's so many midfield players I'm going to leave out, which is hard. I mean, I remember playing with the likes of Tebogo Moloi, Botsotso Makhanya, Dumisani Ngobe. My team is a well-balanced team.”