Mgosi 13.12.2016 09:24 am

Portuguese giants keen on KwaZulu-Natal youngster

Portuguese giants keen on KwaZulu-Natal youngster

Kwa Mashu-born midfielder Thabo Cele could find himself playing for Portuguese giants S.L Benfica as soon as next month. 

The 19-year-old signed a one-year deal for Portugal’s second tier league side Real Sport Clube back in August from KwaZulu-Natal Academy.

The player’s representative, Gugu Marawa, told Phakaaathi the Portuguese Primeira Liga leaders are showing keen interest in luring the central midfielder to the Lisbon club in the upcoming January transfer window. If selected, Cele will have a chance to play against his potential new employers as his side host Benfica in Portugal’s version of the Nedbank Cup tomorrow.

“he is having a great time in Portugal. He was recently featurd in a local publication,” said Marawa.

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