Register Login Scores

PSL

Why Zungu Is Valued At Millions As A Number 6

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach, Pitso Mosimane has explained why he converts his players into different positions rather than in their natural element.

Mosimane secured the services of Lyle Lakay from Cape Town City in the July/August transfer window, where he took the player as a left-winger and converted him into a left-back, so as to suit the Sundowns system. 

Read more: No Comment From Pitso On Assault Charges 

Speaking to the media after Sundowns’ 1-0 win against Golden Arrows, Mosimane revealed why he plays his players in different positions, adding that he converted Bongani Zungu to a number six and now he is valued at millions playing as a defensive midfielder in Europe.

“No, I want them there, because they score, out of two games, they score on each, so one out of two, you are a top goalscorer, that’s where I played Percy and Khama, they were playing there upfront with small bodies,” Mosimane said. 

“He (Toni Silva) will play on the side, I know he is a right winger, so was Khama, a right winger, I converted him, Percy was a left winger, I converted him, Bongani Zungu was a number 10 at Tuks, (but) number 6 (at Sundowns) look where he is, multi-million Euro player now as a number 6.”

“Thapelo, right wing, (but) right-back in my team, Madisha is a six, centre-back in my team, Lyle is a winger, (but) a left-back at Sundowns because they must fit in the model that we play in and sometimes they are not happy because, ‘I came as a winger and now you put me left-back’, no, I need the speed, you can’t have conservative defenders,” he added. 

Vasili: He Is One Of The Best Number 10s In The League

I Want To Turn The Boys Into Millionaires - Mosimane

Juve Star Apologises For 'We Are Not Women' Comment

33 comments

Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

22 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

133 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

12 Jan 26, 2021 07:17 PM in World News

Official: Another PSL Coach Loses His Job

41 Jan 25, 2021 01:23 AM in PSL

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

12 Jan 26, 2021 07:17 PM in World News

Transfer Update: Salah

6 Jan 25, 2021 09:05 PM in English Premier League

Report: Ronaldo Snubs R110m Sponsorship Deal

6 Jan 26, 2021 01:23 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

The Top Goalscorers In Europe This Season So Far

6 Jan 25, 2021 08:03 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Worrying Signs For Katsande And 4 Other Chiefs Stars

25 Jan 26, 2021 12:28 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates