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Mothwa On Breaking Kakonje’s Record

Mothwa On Breaking Kakonje’s Record

AmaZulu FC goalkeeper Veli Mothwa has broken a record that was set by a Zambian international Kalililo Kakonje. Usuthu is now on a fifth clean sheet in a row which takes the club to 15 clean sheets this season. Out of those clean sheets, the 31-year-old has 13 under his belt which meant that he has surpassed the record of the 2007/08 season of Kalililo Kakonje. Mothwa played a major role this season in AmaZulu’s campaign in CAF Champions League and in the DStv Premiership, while he also managed to get a Bafana Bafana call-up. The former Chippa...
Mothwa – We Can Beat Royal AM In KZN Derby

Mothwa – We Can Beat Royal AM In KZN Derby

AmaZulu goalkeeper Veli Mothwa believes Usuthu can beat second-placed Royal AM in the KZN derby after collecting back-to-back wins under Brandon Truter. Usuthu are set to face Royal AM in another KZN derby just a week after claiming bragging rights over Maritzburg United. In fact, Usuthu haven’t lost against any KZN side this season. Mothwa admitted the encounter against ‘Thwihli Thwahla’ will be a difficult one, at the same time an enjoyable clash. “It’s gonna be a very big game, it’s another KZN derby and we just...
Mothwa On Breaking Kakonje’s Record

Mothwa Eager To Impress Against African Giants

AmaZulu goalkeeper Veli Mothwa says they are ready to fight and give their all when they participate in the CAF Champions League group stages next year. Usuthu ousted three-time champions TP Mazembe in the previous round and have now been drawn with Raja Atheltic Club, Guinean club Horoya and 2015 champions ES Setif in Group B. Mothwa says while it will be tough fixtures, they are ready to fight for the points in their maiden group stage appearance. “With group B, I wouldn’t say it’s a good one or a bad one, but you know [it’s] the...
KZN Derby: Pule, Mothwa Target Maritzburg Scalp

KZN Derby: Pule, Mothwa Target Maritzburg Scalp

AmaZulu FC duo of Hendrick Ekstein and Veli Mothwa are targeting maximum points when they face Maritzburg United in the KwaZulu-Natal Derby on Sunday. Ekstein, who made six appearances for Usuthu so far, says playing good football without scoring will not take them anywhere – as pointed out in a heated post-match incident by head coach Benni McCarthy last week. The 30-year-old midfielder, though, believes that his side will turn things around, and score goals even though it will not be easy in the derby. “Obviously as a team, we have been...
Mothwa – Benni’s Words Left Me In Tears

Mothwa – Benni’s Words Left Me In Tears

AmaZulu goalkeeper Veli Mothwa, who was named the DStv Premiership Player of the Month for March/April, got a little emotional hearing his coach Benni McCarthy talk about his achievement. McCarthy was speaking at the digital press conference following his naming as Coach of the Month, and Mothwa as player. Benni & Chiefs Star Amongst PSL Monthly Winners When asked by iDiski Times during the presser about each other’s achievements, McCarthy’s answer left the goalkeeper a little emotional. “There’s tears in my eyes, I’d...
Mothwa – We Can Beat Royal AM In KZN Derby

Benni Predicts Many More Awards For Mothwa

DStv Premiership Coach of the Month Benni McCarthy says many more awards will follow for AmaZulu goalkeeper Veli Mothwa after he was named Player of the Month. The former Baroka and Chippa United shot-stopper, who joined Usuthu just a few months ago, was rewarded for his six clean sheets during the March/April block, as AmaZulu went unbeaten in eight games, winning seven. Benni & Chiefs Star Amongst PSL Monthly Winners When asked by iDiski Times about his goalkeeper’s achievement, McCarthy, who had picked up his second consecutive coach of...