Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Football Writer
2 minute read
11 Oct 2019
10:26 am

Mabasa a future Bafana player

Tshepo Ntsoelengoe

In my not-so-many years of being glued into the beautiful game, it has been a while since I last saw a South African born striker like Tshegofatso Mabasa.

Tshegofatso Mabasa of Orlando Pirates (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

No, don’t get me wrong, we also have Luther Singh, who is a prolific goal-scorer but has never played in the PSL, as well Lyle Foster, but Foster didn’t get to play much in South African top-flight football as he earned a move to France’s Monaco just after signing with the Buccaneers. What I am really trying to say here is that the PSL has been missing the type of striker like Mabasa, who has continued his goal-scoring form from Bloemfontein Celtic to Pirates. Mabasa reminds me of the late Lesley Manyathela, oh my, what a talent, what a striker...