Rags to riches for Melmoth lad

2008-05-30 00:00

It took 30 minutes of a friendly match against Orlando Pirates for Maritzburg City’s young striker, Siphelele Mthembu, to raise the eyebrows and pique the interest of the Soweto giants.

At the moment, Chiefs appear to have the inside lane, and the 20-year-old youngster from Melmoth in Zululand stands on the brink of a life-changing move to one of Africa’s biggest clubs, the Premier Soccer League, and the big city life of Gauteng.

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