Register Login Scores

The Mayambelas: Scoring, Achieving More & Being Like Benni

Mihlali Mayambela scored his first goal for IK Brage on Monday night as they picked up a 4-2 victory over Gefle, and Mark Mayambela wants his brother to be 100 times better than him.

Read: Double Whammy! Dikwena To Hit Chiefs Again?

Mayambela, who is contracted to Djurgardens in Sweden, joined Brage on loan for the year as they go in search of promotion to the Superettan, and he got off to a great start by scoring on his home debut for the club.

Now, having taken his tally of senior goals to nine, Mihlali is close to topping Mark’s career tally of 11 goals since his Bloemfontein Celtic debut in the 2007/08 season, and the 21-year-old is enjoying his time in Borlänge.

Speaking to the Siya crew, the youngster spoke of his happiness at getting off the mark, saying, “Life’s been good in the team… I’m with good players and (a) great coach who’s very good at his job also, so it’s been good since I came. To score a goal it’s (a) great feeling you know, and especially when the team wins. That means that it counts for the team and me individually, so I’m glad.”

With regards to the weather, Mayambela was playing in icy conditions as he scored yesterday, he said, ”Sweden, it’s crazy! It’s my 3rd season here so I’m used to this, but it was really cold and it can be difficult, but I soldier on.”

Meanwhile, his older brother – who had a good weekend himself as he helped Chippa United to a 3-0 victory over Kaizer Chiefs – believes that Mihlali is progressing at just the right pace.

He told the crew, “I’m extremely proud of him. I would love to see him achieving 100 times what I’ve achieved. He is on the right track in his journey, and I by the end I want him to be rated as far as the likes of Benni McCarthy.

“He is making steady progress and we are trusting in the football process. He’s already on his third season in Sweden and he has a lot of mileage in terms of game-time. It was our plan, of course, when he was sent out on loan to get as much game-time and experience so that he can move to the next level.”

Meanwhile, May Mahlangu was also on the scoresheet over the weekend as he helped Dinamo Bucuresti to a 3-1 victory.

 

nextarticle

RADIO: How You Could Train With Chelsea & Earn A Contract With...

2 comments

Top 5

Confident Billiat Eyes Amakhosi Nedbank Glory

102 Dec 16, 2018 08:36 PM in Nedbank Cup

Zidane Reveals Dream Squad, Picks Messi Over CR7

42 Dec 12, 2018 01:22 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

CAF Confirm Bids From SA & Egypt To Host AFCON

26 Dec 15, 2018 07:07 PM in PSL

UCL Draw: Man Utd vs PSG, Liverpool vs Bayern

28 Dec 17, 2018 01:19 PM in UEFA Champions League

Who Has Contributed To The Most Goals In 2018 So Far?

5 Dec 13, 2018 07:25 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Clinical Chiefs Secure Impressive First-Leg Lead

6 Dec 15, 2018 10:12 PM in CAF Confederation Cup

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Announced

76 Dec 13, 2018 08:10 PM in Nedbank Cup

Middendorp Talks CAF As Eight Miss Out For Chiefs

14 Dec 15, 2018 12:55 PM in CAF Confederation Cup

Middendorp Praises Chiefs Star After CAF Win

20 Dec 16, 2018 11:31 AM in CAF Confederation Cup

PSL Star Named Among World's Best Goalkeepers In 2018

28 Dec 05, 2018 06:32 PM in African Football

Davids Could Be Out Before 2019

13 Dec 15, 2018 09:39 PM in Siyagobhoza

Final 2018 Ballon d'Or Ranking Revealed, Messi Only Fifth

15 Dec 04, 2018 09:27 AM in Ballon d’Or

Transfer Talk: Six Right Back Options For Mphahlele

18 Dec 12, 2018 06:21 PM in Siyagobhoza