Botswana forward Thatayaone Kgamanyane has already endeared himself to the Chippa United faithful after rescuing the club from the jaws of defeat this past weekend. Kgamanyane scored his first goal for the club in the dying minutes of an ABSA Premiership game against newly promoted Black Leopards this past weekend.
Chippa were on the cusp of defeat but he stepped up with a 90th minute equalizer to rescue a point for his club. He was on the receiving end of a Daine Klate corner, his near post header sealed a point for Chippa with virtually the last kick of the game.
Kgamanyane’s equalizer was significant because it registered their first point of the season, the club had lost their first two games of the season against Bloemfontein Celtic and Orlando Pirates respectively.
The former Gaborone United attacker was an unused substitute in Chippa’s first game of the season but he has started the last two games against Pirates and Leopards. He showed glimpses of his attacking threat against Pirates but could not find the back of the net, the recent game against Leopards proved to be his breakthrough game.
He will now be expected to kick on and continue to assert himself more in the team and maintain his starting berth for the rest of the season. Kgamanyane’s teammate Kabelo Seakanyeng has not yet featured for the club on a regular basis, both players joined the club from Gaborone United during the off-season transfer window.