Sphephelo Sithole - I'm not coming back to South Africa

By Tshepo Msimango · Jun 17, 2022
Sphephelo Sithole - I'm not coming back to South Africa picture

Belenenses in Portugal and Bafana Bafana midfielder Sphephelo Yaya Sithole says he is not considering to come back to play in South Africa anytime soon. Sphephelo Yaya Sithole left the country to Portugal at his early age after he joined KwaZulu Natal Academy.


Speaking to Victor Molefe on Ukhozi FM Prime Time Sports he said"I'm.staying in uLundi in KwaZulu Natal,I grew up there thou I was born in Richards Bay.I started playing football at the age of six just like anyone ,then at the age of 14 I left uLundi to Durban.


It's how I joined KZN Academy.I spent four years at the Academy . There was a tournament we played in Durban ,in the first tournament I didn't play well as I was young ,nervous , so I couldn't done my best.In the second tournament I was confident ,I did myself fortunate enough there was a coach who managed to spot my talent.


As the KZN Academy we played against the Portugal outfit Sporting ,lucky their coach fell in love with me it's how I managed to go overseas. To be honest with you , I'm not considering to come to play in South Africa.After the game against Morocco I got so many calls congratulating me about my perfomance.It was my dream come true to play for Bafana Bafana,I was so happy .

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