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Platinum Stars striker Mabena: I have no point to prove

Posted: 7 August 2014 Time: 08:56

Ndumiso Mabena has brushed off his goal on debut for Platinum Stars in the 2-1 win over Mamelodi Sundowns, saying he does "not have anything to prove to anyone".

Mabena's strike helped knock the Premiership champions out of the MTN8 last weekend.

And while the forward endured a mediocre campaign with Orlando Pirates last term, he insists he does not feel under pressure to reassert his worth at Dikwena.

“I really do not have anything to prove to anyone,” Mabena tells

“All I want is to help the club to win as many matches as possible and retain the trophies that they won last season.” 

Asked how many League goals he would like to score this season, Mabena responds: “I am not really setting targets for myself as a striker, in terms of the number of goals I would like to score.

“The important thing is for us to win matches. If I can help the club to win then I will be happy. This is more important than scoring goals and setting personal targets.

“I was inspired to join Platinum Stars by the desire to help the club achieve more success.”

Mabena adds that the friendly atmosphere among his teammates has helped him to settle in Rustenburg.

Stars, the MTN8 and Telkom Knockout holders, will play their opening Premiership match against Chippa United at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.


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Livefyre comments on this story...

Mgugudi Treble Addict
posted: 2014-08-07 07:01:13

You do Sgeji.

Just score against KC, you will be redeemed. They are the ones that were calling a defensive striker.

Tolly (Bobby's dogs just bark to anything that mov
posted: 2014-08-07 07:04:53

and I am sure you will get one passed the country's funniest.

Great Rhino
posted: 2014-08-07 07:06:03

Kahle Kahle you are still a Cow with that Fluck Goal. Love & Peace. 

posted: 2014-08-07 07:07:42

Mabena is an intelligent player. He only lacks confidence.

posted: 2014-08-07 07:09:00

just stay focus boy nd work hard d is believing in u don't let him down

posted: 2014-08-07 07:09:50

d coach is believing in u

K bhaka
posted: 2014-08-07 07:09:52

Great Rhino ha ha ah, It's an open secret that the Zimbabwe international wants to play in Europe, and will return to Chiefs only when he feels he has failed to secure a move back to Europe.

focus on failures and leave Mabena alone

Kickoff BloggerLePirates
posted: 2014-08-07 07:12:40

He is a good player just that at Pirates they were many

Gold Standard
posted: 2014-08-07 07:14:21

former rats star.

Braveheart de XVI
posted: 2014-08-07 07:15:43

A fluke goal made Pirates fans to think he is a real Van Persie... I want him to kill rats

posted: 2014-08-07 07:19:28

"I am better than Nkatha, they never booe me at Pirates" Mabena 

posted: 2014-08-07 07:19:45

Rats be afraaaaaaid........

Win or Loose "2nd Star Failure FC"
posted: 2014-08-07 07:20:07

KING? Mr Necklace

posted: 2014-08-07 07:20:13

The Braveheart and What about Mandla Bale Masango 

Three 3
posted: 2014-08-07 07:21:00

a great start Mbuduma just concentrate on your game

posted: 2014-08-07 07:22:55

I am a Khosi fan to be honest Mabena he's a good striker its just that Pirate they have so many players...I think he's going to prove that at Platinum Stars 

Braveheart de XVI
posted: 2014-08-07 07:23:17

"My gun has Bullets" always perform better than Mabena every season.

Vickylicious-Chiefs' 1st Lady
posted: 2014-08-07 07:23:17

Lee is a praying man Platinum stars FC Fear God he fits in very well there and im sure he is going to make himself proud and forget about the 5years he waisted at Pirates....

We Wish him all the Best.

Dee FanatiK
posted: 2014-08-07 07:23:20

I use to believe that jersey #10 is only for great/good players (even le ko kasi), but this days, COWS like Ndumiso Mabena, Siyabonga Nkosi, Benson Mhlongo(even though he has his reason) wear it.

Gold Standard
posted: 2014-08-07 07:23:24

most rats players are bought by management.Thats why u will hav rejects like mabena. Papic can attest.

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