Mamelodi Sundowns’ new signing, Teboho Mokoena has paid tribute to his former club, Supersport United for the big role that they played in his professional football career.
Mokoena finally put an end to speculation about his future in football by concluding a four-and-a-half-year contract with Sundowns yesterday.
The Bafana Bafana star is set to officially start training with the Brazilians today in preparations for their Nedbank Cup last 32 fixture against Richards Bay FC in Durban next week Friday.
Mokoena is also set to be registered with his new club for the resumption of the CAF Champions League campaign next month.
The player has since thanked Supersport United and in particular the club's CEO Stan Mathews for their contribution in his career since he arrived in Pretoria from Bethlehem as a youngster in 2015.
”I want to thank Supersport United for the opportunity they gave me since 2015,” he told the media.
They welcomed me with both hands. I arrived here as a kid and now I am leaving the club as a big man. I want to thank Supersport United for all the things I have achieved with them. I want to thank them. I have achieved many things in football because of them.
“I want to thank Mr. Stan Mathews. I want to thank the chairman (Mr. Khulu Sibiya). I want to thank the technical team and the players of Supersport United and the fans because I am here now because of them. If it was not because of them and their support I was not going to achieve all the things I have achieved today.
The Bafana Bafana international is still yet to choose his new jersey number at Sundowns with his favourite jersey number four already taken by defender Grant Kekana.