Khanye basks in glory

HARARE Lengthens captain Dumiso Khanye is basking in glory after he was voted man of the match for leading his team to victory in the BancABCSup8rknock out cup final at the weekend and says winning the trophy has infused them with a welcome dose of optimism in league title race.

The sponsors believe Khanye went beyond the call of duty as he led his team to victory with pride and distinction. He pocketed a cool US$200 for being voted the outstanding player during the match.

His team also went to the bank smiling after pocketing a cool US$40 000 for winning the tournament. And, Khanye was delighted with the honour but credited the award to the whole team’s effort.

“I am really excited to have led this team to their first ever silverware in the Premier League,” he said. “I am also happy to win the man of the match award. It is a great achievement to be picked for this award on a grand occasion like this one. I am happy with this achievement but I want to dedicate both the award and the victory to the whole team’s effort. We played as one united family and remained composed even after one of our players Patrick Makuwaza was sent off,” said the 29-year-old.

The veteran Khanye who also won the league title with AmaZulu in 2003 said he was happy that they finally won the trophy after losing 2-1 to CAPS United in controversial circumstances.

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