Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Football Writer
1 minute read
11 Feb 2019
5:09 pm

African legend praises Manyama

Tshepo Ntsoelengoe

Africa’s finest overseas export Samuel Eto’o says he does not understand why Kaizer Chiefs midfielder never cracked it at Turkey-based club Konyaspor.

Lebogang Manyama of Kaizer Chiefs during the Absa Premiership match between Kaizer Chiefs and AmaZulu FC at FNB Stadium on September 22, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)

The striker says Manyama was impressive at the club during training sessions and believes had he be given a chance to play, he would have made quite a huge impression when they played together at the Turkish club in 2018.

“I really enjoyed my time playing with Manyama, he is a very good player and a good person. He was just unlucky that the coach never played him and I didn’t have the power to play him because I knew that he is a good player and I think any coach would like to play him. He was just unlucky not to play and I think it is good for him to have come back to play in South Africa,” said Eto’o.


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