Kaizer Chiefs starlet Mduduzi Shabalala has only been in Spain for a few days but the young striker has already been able to make an impression on the coaches in the football-loving country.
Shabalala, 17, has spent the last few days under the watchful eye of the youth coaches at Spanish giants Villarreal, where he is currently enjoying a training stint thanks to COSAFA’s partnership with LaLiga.
The youngster has finally opened up on his experience with the Spanish club, where he has managed to catch the eye of the coaches.
“I can say that I’ve been going very well and the coaches are impressed by my performances, so I can take it from there until the last day,” he told COSAFA media.
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Shabalala has also had the privilege of meeting two of the club’s biggest starts in Samuel Chekweze and Serge Aurier, while he got a seat to watch Villarreal take on Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League earlier this week.
“The atmosphere was good, the vibe was also good. We got to see our favourite players live, it was good and motivating at the same time, I wish I can watch them more often,” he added.
Shabalala made his way to Spain last week, following a trip to Belgium where he is understood to have impressed the coaches at K.V.C Westerlo.
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