Mpumalanga Black Aces’ striker Mabhudi Khenyeza, who netted in the first-half against Bloemfontein Celtic last night, has become another famous footballer to join the 100-goal club.
The 31-year-old began his top-flight career just over a decade ago slamming home forty-three successful strikes in 102 games for Golden Arrows, prior to continuing to baffle goalkeepers all over the country.
Good spells at Kaizer Chiefs, Ajax Cape Town (23 goals in 34 games), Mamelodi Sundowns, SuperSport United and another term with the Urban Warriors saw the Lidgetton-born hero join the likes of Daniel Mudau, Pollen Ndlanya, Siyabonga Nomvete and Phil Masinga.
Having achieved his 100 goals, Aces are planning to give their star player a celebration tomorrow, so that he’ll always remember the occasion.
“I’m thinking of a cake with the word one hundred on and cool drinks to celebrate with the players,” an Aces source told Soccer-Laduma. “It could be a trophy which he’d look after it for the rest of his life or a Makaraba with 100 on, and I’m even thinking of organising 100 kids from Alexandra to wish him something.
“Whatever we manage to do it’ll make Mabhuti feel special, that’s the important issue because he’s so good for the club.”
Khenyeza is only the second Aces player to reach that milestone.
Back in the 1970s, Thomas ‘Junior’ Ngobe, the father of Bafana Bafana legend Dumisa, and Witbank Spurs attacking midfielder, Randy, hit his 100th goal wearing the club’s colours.
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