Golden Arrows midfielder, Lebogang Mothibantwa, has revealed that he is baffled by his lack of game time at the club.
‘Congo’, as the lanky player is affectionately known, joined Arrows at the beginning of the season, having been in football limbo for two years. However, he has not made much progress, having only made two league starts. It is thought that his vast experience in the game could have helped Arrows out of their relegation quagmire, but it seems Shaun Bartlett and his technical team have other ideas.
The 29-year-old does admit that he was not in the best of physical shapes when he surfaced in Durban, but that he cannot wait to get back to action and help the team survive in the PSL.
“I don’t know what’s happening, my man. I’m fit... maybe there are things happening behind the scenes. I once asked the coach why I’m not playing and he said I must wait for my chance. If that’s what he said, there was nothing else I was going to say because he is my coach. I worked hard to get myself fit and now I’m very fit and still hoping to get a chance. I last played against Orlando Pirates in December last year and that’s not good for my progress. I’m ready to get back into action if called upon,” said Mothibantwa.
The Olifantshoek-born player started his professional career at Bloemfontein Celtic, and has gone to have spells with Orlando Pirates, Vasco da Gama as well as Atlie FC in the National First Division.