Modise scored the only goal of the game on Saturday night at Dobsonville Stadium to secure a 1-0 win, and produced a very classy display as he pulled the strings in the Sundowns midfield.
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The former Bafana Bafana midfielder says he is working very hard to ensure Sundowns get the results.
Upon receiving his award, Modise said: "Thank you very much. I'm just grateful I played well and scored the goal but it's a team effort. The guys showed character and fighting. I'm happy we came here and got three points and did the business.
"I just want to give it my all you know, everybody wants to win the League and with two games to go anything can happen. We just need to keep the momentum going," added Modise, who is looking to get his hands on a first Premiership medal.
"I've been working very hard and it shows in the game and also the faith shown in me by the coach. I'm lucky to have talented players around me because it brings out the best in somebody. I'm grateful to be in a team like this," he concluded.