Saturday, January 23, 2021

A cursory peep at GU’s new signings

Pako ‘Rubber’ Moloi
The youngest of the famous Moloi brothers has been linked with a move to join up with his elder brothers Pontsho and Dirang at Mochudi Centre Chiefs. GU moved swiftly to sign him from Notwane during this transfer period. He has what it takes to make it big at GU if he focuses on his football. Those who know ‘Rubberman’ well claim that he has not lived up to his true potential. At the age of 25, he still has about five years or more to deliver at the highest level.

Bakang ‘Dolezar’ Moeng
Truth be told, since moving to GU at the start of the current campaign, Moeng has not performed to expectations. An intelligent midfielder with an eye for goal, he has struggled to stamp his authority in the Reds’ midfield. In most of the games he has played this season, he has struggled to keep up with the pace of the game in the second half. He has the quality that GU would need when the going gets tough towards the end of the season. A good acquisition by the Reds.

Kgololo Leteane
His off-the-field antics aside, this boy is one of the best left-wingers in the country. If it was not of his lack of discipline, he would be part of the Zebras’ squad at the Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. His move to GU might rekindle his old form and he might prove to be a nuisance to the defenders again. The Reds’ coach Elvis Chiweshe is known to be a great admirer of Leteane. If the winger remains level-headed, the football fraternity is likely to see the best of him.

Sageby Sandaka
A player of great potential, he is not new to the Reds’ family. His move back to GU in December shocked the football fraternity, considering that it was not long ago when the same club dumped him. He resurrected his career via Mochudi Centre Chiefs and has been in top form. It is his ability to score and create goals that makes him a cut above the rest. If he shines like he did at BMC at the beginning of this season, Sandaka has what it takes to contest for the Player of the Season award come end of May.

Gaopatwe ‘Shoes’ Seosenyeng
A versatile defender who has done well at all the clubs he has played for before joining GU in August. He has his own shortfalls but has contributed immensely at GU in the last 16 games. If he focuses on his career, he is likely to become one of the best.

Alphonse ‘Gino’ Modisaotsile
This boy has been outstanding since joining GU from TAFIC at the beginning of the season. It’s unfortunate he got an unfair red card earlier in the season but he has since bounced back to give 100 percent performances. He has given the GU midfield some shape. The good thing is that he is not afraid to go into tackles. A down-to-earth midfielder who has already won the hearts of GU supporters.

Rooibos Oatlhotse
A youngster signed from Gantsi Terrors at the beginning of the season, he has only played some cameo roles as a substitute. Those who have closely monitored his progress argue that he is a gem in the making. When the Reds offloaded some youngsters this transfer window, the coaching team decided to keep him at the club.

Makundika Sakala
The towering striker was signed from ZANACO FC in the Zambian Super League. He has loads of experience having featured seven times for the Zambian national team. He arrives at the Reds with a huge reputation. Whether he is the man to solve their poor scoring record remains to be seen.

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