Bongani Zungu is yet to set the scene alight ever since he returned to Chloorkop. However, the 30-year-old got the opportunity to be in the starting eleven against Richards Bay and played the full 90 minutes. Despite that Sundowns coach, Rhulani Mokwena has pointed out that Zungu needs to put in more effort.
“That’s football, football has little regard for name, reputation, money, and value or whatever. Football says what you put in and what you invest and because you put, and you invest it gives back. Zungu has to understand that he has to compete with everybody and that’s life because life is unfair and those are the empowerment values that we try to give to all our players, and everybody must fight for their place in the team like you fight to achieve things in life.
“Nothing in life is given to you on a silver platter, you fight to achieve things in life. So, you must fight to achieve a starting place in this team, you have to fight to be in the good physical condition and concentrate because those are the values that life demands from you,” he said post-match.
Zungu has played 8 games for Sundowns in all competitions since he rejoined the club in August last year. Zungu has not displayed his best performance which has raised concerns about his inclusion in the team. Sundowns have many quality players occupying the midfield positions that are preventing Zungu from finding a starting birth.
It was thought that the former Bafana Bafana midfielder would have hit the ground running; however, his performances have been raising eyebrows. The 30-year-old is known for his immense ability but that has not been seen so far.
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