Madisha: We Still Have A Long Way To Go
Mamelodi Sundowns Defender Motjeka Madisha Revels In Joy Following Goalscoring Exploits Against Free State State Stars
Mamelodi Sundowns defender Motjeka Madisha says he was pleased to have got on the score-sheet in his side's 1-0 victory against Free State Stars on Sunday, but insisted that they have a long way to go in the title race.
The 22-year-old defender's solitary strike on the stroke of half-time gave Masandawana their second consecutive league victory, in addition to helping reduce the deficit to four points behind log-leaders, Cape Town City.
"Firstly I'd like to thank my coaches for believing in me and also I'd like to thank the man upstairs for giving me this opportunity to play football," he Madisha said after the game.
"I wasn't playing alone so my teammates also have the credit for this one. It's all about teamwork, so we have to achieve together.
The central-defender revealed that his lack of game-time serves as inspiration to do better whenever given the chance, as displayed in his man-of-the-match exploits in the victory against Stars.
"It gives me the motivation to keep going, it also gives me the courage and to also push my fellow teammates to win this game. So I would like to congratulate them for gaining three points, we still have a long way to go.
"As a youngster you always have to face challenges like this, for me it was a chance whereby I have to contribute to the team, so it is all about the teamwork because we only achieve together," he concluded.