Mamelodi Sundowns star Themba Zwane waxed lyrical about 16-year-old Siyabonga Mabena, who made his debut for the first team on Tuesday night.
Sundowns edged closer to sixth successive DStv Premiership title after thrashing Royal AM 5-1 at Loftus Versfeld.
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There was a special moment for the 16-year-old, who replaced Man of the Match Zwane in the final ten minutes of the second half.
"Top player, top player. I'm happy that the coach is giving him the chance to play," Zwane told SuperSport after the game.
"They are doing well at training whenever they are given an opportunity to come and train with the first team."
A huge moment for 16-year-old Siyabonga Mabena who comes on for his Sundowns debut ??— SuperSport Football ?? (@SSFootball) March 14, 2023
He's currently in grade 10 ???? pic.twitter.com/hE0jezYsXO
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The Bafana Bafana international was asked what keeps Sundowns motivated despite the fact that the league title is all but secured.
"Even though that we know that it's almost over, as a team there are points that we are fighting for and want to break the record," he added.
"We are trying to push every game. We take each game at a time and we try to push ourselves and see how far (we can go)."
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