Namibian international Peter Shalulile has been magnificent since joining Mamelodi Sundowns in 2020. Shalulile currently sits on 21 goals in all competitions, when he reached the 20-goal mark in all competitions this season.
The 28-year-old became the first player for Masandawana to score 20 goals or more in two consecutive seasons since club legend Daniel Mudau. Shalulile expressed his desire to break more records:
“It has not been an easy journey of reaching such a goal, but it’s more of journeys that are more possible to break. With the games that remain, I am just aiming for the team to do well as a whole. My personal achievements and goals is to score 10 more goals which is possible, and I believe with my teammates that are there to help me that it’s much more possible to do it.”
Asked about his work rate that has played a role in his milestone, Shalulile said: “There are certain things that I work on to improve my game: to do extra work and listen to the coaches because they know what they are doing. They are there to teach and we are there to learn. I also watch a lot of clips of football players that play in my position.”
Speaking at a briefing in Johannesburg on Tuesday afternoon, the chairman of the Premier Soccer League, Dr. Irvin Khoza confirmed the return of fans to live sporting events at a 50% stadium capacity. The Brazilians striker acknowledged the presence of the Yellow Nation.
“We appreciate our fans, we could never do any of these things without them, they are the reason why we are doing this. Without the fans it’s difficult to do things, but this journey has its ups and downs, but they kept on staying with us through the good times and the bad times.”