Chiefs is my boyhood club, says TS Galaxy boss
Chairman Tim Sukazi has revealed that he grew up supporting the side his club TS Galaxy will be facing in tonight’s Nedbank Cup final.
Sukazi grew up as a Kaizer Chiefs fan and Galaxy will lock horns with the Soweto giants at Mbombela Stadium. In its first season of existence, Galaxy has an opportunity to win a major trophy in South African football.
“No one has ever asked me that question before. When you grow up you know only two football clubs to be honest – Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates. So I picked up Kaizer Chiefs and I even had the opportunity to play for their reserve side under Ryder Mofokeng way back then,” Sukazi told South African soccer magazine, KickOff.com.
“That’s the club I grew up knowing. Marks Maponyane was a superstar back then. I really loved watching him, so yes that was my club.”
“It would be such a fulfillment and it would talk to the belief I always have that ‘nothing is impossible’. If you believe in it, you’ll earn it. I never imagined it, in my time growing up and supporting Chiefs and playing for the reserves, that I’d be here. Even on day one of starting TS Galaxy, I never thought that within 10 months of being in the professional ranks that we would play Kaizer Chiefs in a final of the national cup in the form of the Nedbank Cup. So all this happened because of faith, belief and hard work.”