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Makaab Likens Obrigado To Former Chiefs Dribbling Wizard

Former Orlando Pirates coach and football agent, Mike Makaab has likened Kaizer Chiefs teenager Mfundo ‘Obrigado’ Vilakazi to Amakhosi legend Jabu Mahlangu.

Vilakazi, 18, was handed his first senior contract last week and came off the bench in Chiefs’ 1-0 defeat to Richards Bay.

Despite the defeat, he showed glimpses of why the club have high hopes for his future, and Makaab – who is also his agent – has now waxed lyrical about the upcoming star.

”I had the fortune of representing Jabu Mahlangu and I never thought that I would see another player with that innate talent, that unbelievable ability on the ball until I saw Mfundo Vilakazi,” Makaab said on Gagasi FM’s Extra Time.

“He is probably one of the most exciting young players I have seen in this country for many many years.

“I just hope, and we (Pro Sport International) will obviously try and play our part, that he keeps his feet on the ground, but more importantly that the talent and skill isn’t coached out of him because you have got to encourage him to do what he is doing.

“He glides past defenders as if they don’t exist.”

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