Throwback Thursday: Thabo ‘Tsiki-Tsiki’ Mooki becomes a star at Chiefs

Throwback Thursday: Thabo ‘Tsiki-Tsiki’ Mooki becomes a star at Chiefs

Thabo ‘Tsiki-Tsiki’ Mooki dazzled Kaizer Chiefs supporters for 15 years and on this Throwback Thursday, Briefly.co.za honours the diminutive midfielder.

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When Thabo Mooki made his debut for Kaizer Chiefs in 1994, few would have predicted the longevity he would display.

He eventually became one of the longest serving Chiefs players as he enjoyed 15 glorious years at the club.

Mooki soon became a fan favourite and was duly dubbed 'Tsiki-Tsiki' in reference to Mdu Masilela’s hit song.

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The talented may have been small in stature, but commanded the midfield like few others.

Mooki became known for his defence-splitting passes and fancy footwork.

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Soccer Laduma reported on Mooki's influence in the dressing room, as George Maluleka credited Mooki with inspiring him to wear the number 12 jersey.

When he eventually called it a day in 2009, Mooki finished as one of very few PSL players to have remained at one club throughout his career.

Speaking of talented midfielders, Briefly.co.za recently did a throwback on former Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Surprise Moriri.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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