"Makhokhoba" suggests the Dube Birds should immediately start preparing offers for two up and coming Bafana Bafana midfielders.
2020/21: Bradley Grobler (SuperSport United, 16 goals) – still at SuperSport United
2019/20: Peter Shalulile (Highlands Park) & Gabadinho Mhango (Orlando Pirates, 16 goals each) – Shaulile is now at Mamelodi Sundowns while Mhango is still with Pirates
2018/19: Mwape Musonda (Black Leopards, 16 goals) – now at Swallows FC
2017/18: Percy Tau (Mamelodi Sundowns) & Rodney Ramagalela (Polokwane City, 11 goals each) – Tau is now at Al Ahly while Ramagalela is at Chippa United
2016/17: Lebogang Manyama (Cape Town City, 13 goals) – now at Kaizer Chiefs
2015/16: Collins Mbesuma (Mpumalanga Black Aces, 14 goals) – now at Pretoria Callies
2014/15: Moeketsi Sekola (Free State Stars, 14 goals) – back at Free State Stars
2013/14: Bernard Parker (Kaizer Chiefs, 10 goals) – still at Kaizer Chiefs
2012/13: Katlego Mashego (Moroka Swallows, 13 goals) – retired, most recently "assisting" at Tshwane South College
2011/12: Siyabonga Nomvethe (Moroka Swallows, 20 goals) – retired, assistant coach at AmaZulu
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"So you need players like that because upfront in terms of being aggressive Ruzaig Gamaldien is no longer offering the club anything.
"I don't know if it's the shortage of supply from the inexperienced midfielders because in most occasions he ends up dropping deep.
"Also the Swallows captain's age is no longer on his side, it also depends on if the boys you play with as a captain can hear and understand you. Are they willing to work for you?
"Brooks and Hlongwane can move and play at the same time. Their running off the ball and creativity is superb.
"Soccer is tactical nowadays, it's won from the bench. If you don't have the right people on your bench then you will struggle."
While both players have not yet scored for their respective teams, Hlongwane has featured 11 times for the Team of Choice this season, while Brooks has made 12 appearances."