He was once dubbed the next big thing in South African football, this because of his enigmatic style of play and tremendous potential. The name Masibusane Zongo may bring back memories to Mzansi football fans for all the wrong reasons, however, there is no denying the fact that Zongo is one of the most gifted players to have been produced in South Africa for quite some time.
Having said that, will we see the left-footed assassin return to his former self as a move to Platinum Stars seems to be on the cards?
Let’s put his off-field antics aside for one moment and admire the talented winger’s desire to once again revive his promising career. Many football stars that were touted to become the next big thing in South Africa failed to make a comeback in their ailing careers. For this reason alone, we should appreciate his love for the game.
At the age of 24, there is plenty of time left to become one of the best players South Africa has ever seen. Known for his unique deft touch, sublime skill and killer left foot, Zongo draws many comparisons to the likes of former legends such as Jabu Pule, Scara Ngobese and Steve Lekoelea.
He rose to prominence as an academy product at SuperSport United and instantly became a crowd favourite in the process. Now being on the brink of possibly joining Dikwena, he could well revive his career at a club who have been rather ambitious over the past couple of seasons.
With a possible move to Platinum Stars on the cards, will we see the best of Zongo this season?