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Chiefs Starlet On Captaining SA

Nkosingiphile Ngcobo Has Spoken Of His COSAFA Experience

By Soccer Laduma - Dec 19, 2017 05:14 PM
Kaizer Chiefs starlet, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, says that it was an honour captaining South Africa’s U20s at one of the COSAFA U20 Youth Championship matches. 
 
The 18-year-old attacking midfielder played a crucial role for Thabo Senong’s team as Amajita went on to lift the title, starting all of the matches other than the final itself due to injury.
 
Now, on his return to Mzansi, the Amakhosi youngster has spoken of his time in Zambia with the national team, explaining that it was a learning curve for him. 
 
 
He told Chiefs’ official website, “It was a great experience. It was an honour to lead South Africa (in the semi-final). Being a captain comes with responsibility. For example, if the team is down, you have to pick the guys up. I raised my game so that everybody had to follow my example.
 
“The matches against Egypt and Mauritius were the hardest. Especially the first game against Egypt was tough.
 
“I learnt a lot… We love to build-up from the back. That’s good, but we also need to look earlier for that pass forward, playing more direct football. That’s how you win games.” 
 
Ngcobo, who is already training with Chiefs’ senior team, scored during the group stages and captained the team during the semi-final win over Egypt. 
 
 

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THE NK Joined: 28 Dec 2016
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THE NK Dec 22, 2017 04:52 PM
Well done boy and hope you get game time in the first team now
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MSANDROTIC Dec 21, 2017 01:50 PM
Congratulations boys and all the best boy
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HluvuStri Dec 20, 2017 06:36 AM
One for the future. Good luck twana
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Chiefsforever Dec 19, 2017 10:20 PM
We need u to play for senior boy next year
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queenlathifa Dec 19, 2017 09:31 PM
Faka lomfana wena cowphela
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S@ Velley thabane Dec 19, 2017 08:52 PM
@ds boy is talented
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Iminald Khosified Dec 19, 2017 07:41 PM
Chiefs to look after Nkosingiphile and have trust in him not forgetting to give him some game time
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the fat one.,pizza Dec 19, 2017 06:48 PM
I wonder why steve is not playing this boy to compete with eksteen.we need attaking midfieled who play straight foward football not back passers
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Mtwesi Dec 19, 2017 06:42 PM
Good boy,gabuza has never done that my boy
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Mentashe Dec 19, 2017 06:08 PM
FOCUS ON AMAKHOSI NOW BOY AND FIGHT FOR YOUR POSITION.
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tebogo gm mahlaba Dec 19, 2017 05:55 PM
Well done boy.
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blackmeteor Dec 19, 2017 05:33 PM
“I learnt a lot… We love to build-up from the back. That’s good, but we also need to look earlier for that pass forward, playing more direct football. That’s how you win games.” HOPE STEVE READS THIS................
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DE NAVIGATORS Dec 19, 2017 05:29 PM
head up n keep shining whenever given a chance poi

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