Kick4life unveil new players
KICK4LIFE has unveiled 10 new players ahead of the 2016/17 Vodacom Premier League season which they start off with a tie against Likhopo on Saturday.
Addressing a media briefing on Tuesday, the club’s director of football Chris Bullock, said the mandate of the new players was to help the team consolidate its place among the top teams in the country after finishing the 2015/16 campaign in sixth position.
“We are looking towards progressing and consolidating our position among the top teams in the league,” Bullock said.
“The target is to maintain and improve on what we achieved last season, and I believe the players we brought in will help us in that regard.”
He said the players were meant to reinforce the squad after some departures
“We lost a couple of players and brought and in those we believe will help us compete better,” said Bullock.
“Lesia Thetsane and ‘ Mako Makoanyane have gone to the United States of America, and we might add one more players to the list.”
The new players include Likuena striker Thabiso Brown who recently held unsuccessful trials in Ukraine and Namibia. Bullock revealed they signed the forward on a permanent deal after a season-long loan at Sky Battalion.
“We talked with his agent after the trials in Ukraine, and he told us they were happy with what the player gave during his time there. Unfortunately, he was not signed,” said the Kick4life boss.
“It is not easy to get a contract in Europe, but we are happy with the feedback we got and believe the player did not let us down.
“Thabiso has a chance to improve here, and if he has a good year, it will open more doors for him in Europe.”
For his part, Brown said training with the Ukrainian side FC Chernomorets was a learning experience which he hopes to use to help Kick4Life do well in the new campaign.
“It was a good experience for me. The training facilities and techniques of a professional side are at a higher level, and I hope to use the things I learnt for the benefit of my team,” he said.
“I want to help my team and score a lot of goals.”
Other newew players include former Likhopo opo captain Bokang Mothoana, , midfielders Tšeliso Sejake and d Sefoli Ntoi as well as Sorel Ossal-okoko,al-okoko, who was in the books of Bantu.
The club b has also been linked with the unsettled Lioli duo, Tšepo Lekhooana ekhooana and Nkoto Masoabi. soabi.
New K4L4L players: Jessy Matsie,sie, Sorel Ossal-okoko, , Tšepang Bulane, Bokang Mothoana, , Motlatsi Boseka, Sefuliefuli Ntoi, Chindo Shoniwa and Mokateliteli Mohapi
the new Kick4life players during the unveiling ceremony on tuesday.
Kick4life director of football chris Bullock.