- Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane will be hoping that Jeremy Brockie’s first goal for the club will lead to the floodgates opening
- Brockie has up until now failed to score a single goal for Sundowns
- The New Zealand born striker made a high-profile move to the PSL champions from SuperSport United in January
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane could almost be seen breathing a huge sigh of relief when Jeremy Brockie scored his first goal for the club during Saturday’s Shell Helix Ultra Cup match against Kaizer Chiefs.
The goal was not spectacular and arguably did not change the complexion of the math in a huge way – although it did help secure a 2-1 win for Sundowns – but it was important in so many other ways.
Brockie joined Mamelodi Sundowns in a high-profile transfer during the January transfer window and has since joining the PSL champions hit what can only be described as the mother of all dry spells.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the goal will undoubtedly do the New Zealand born striker’s confidence the world of good. Mosimane will be hoping the goal will be the catalyst to opening the proverbial floodgates.
Kickoff.co.za reported that Mosimane is in dire need of an in-form striker after losing both of his star strikers from last season.
Mosimane said he was relieved by the goal because he had become worried that the pressure on Brockie would prove too much for the player to handle. He said Brockie had expressed doubts in his own ability and was putting a lot of pressure on himself leading up to the goal.
Mosimane told SowetanLive.co.za that it was a relief for him, the technical team and Brockie and that he hoped to get many more goals from Brockie because the club needed him to perform at the top of his game.
Mosimane said Brockie worked incredibly hard to get to where he was and there could be no doubting his commitment to the game of soccer.
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