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Zungu Takes Aim At European Debut

Vitoria de Guimaraes midfielder, Bongani Zungu, says he hopes to be ready by the start of the season as he eyes his debut following his move from Mamelodi Sundowns.

Read: Zungu Passes Portuguese Medical

Zungu, 23, jetted out to Portugal earlier this month to begin his new life in Europe after landing a two-year contract with Guimaraes, and is still in the process of recovering from the shin fracture that he picked up in January.

Now, as his side prepare to face FC Porto on Sunday ahead of their league opener next month, Zungu says that he’s settling in really well in his new environment.

Speaking to the Siya crew from Portugal, the Bafana Bafana international said, “It has really been a great three weeks for me so far. The club is taking good care of my injury, and making sure not to rush me, but I'm enjoying it here. It’s all been amazingly good.”

When asked when he was targeting a return to the field – and his Guimaraes debut – Zungu replied, “Well I'm still focusing on getting stronger and stronger. What I can say is that I'm doing very well in the gym and I have now started running and kicking the ball. I'm confident I'll be ready when the league starts.”

The midfielder isn’t the only South African at Guimaraes at present, with Thibang Phete and Haashim Domingo also at the club.

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