After signing with Bizana Pondo Chiefs this week, talented winger Masibusane Zongo has revealed that he is grateful for the opportunity and he is ready repay the faith shown by the chairman of the club.
The Mtata-born player recently signed with the team from his province, until the end of the season, which makes him proud to be there.
“First of all thanks to the chairman for giving me this opportunity and yeah, it’s good to see that our football is growing in Eastern Cape. I left home when I was 10 years old, so knowing that I have been given a chance to play for a team from my home province is a privilege and a great feeling, now I have to do my best to help the team”, said Zongo.
Having been out of action for months the 30-year-old has struggled with fitness and psychologically battled to stay focused. “You know these things happen, at first it was a bit difficult not doing what I love doing which is to play football. As a human being these are the challenges that you come across, it’s how you deal with them and it’s what you do when you are in those situations that matters. Physically it really drained me because I had to take extra hours to train when I joined Pondo Chiefs for training, but I’m fit and ready for action”, continued Zongo.
The former SuperSport United winger knows what is at stake; the expectations from the team and supporters, since the team is struggling in the relegation zone.
“For me I was brought in to help the team to do better since we have not been doing well, if you look at the position that we are currently at. For me it is to make sure that the team survives relegation, that’s what I want for the team, to retain the GladAfrica Championship status. I also want to make people happy when I am on the field,” concluded Zongo.
By Wonga Sirayi
FARPost’s KZN Reporter