Skill is important in football and South Africa has had it’s fair share of very skilful players. Here are Top 5 Skilful players to play in the S.A Premiership
- Ephraim Msatsilela Sono “Jomo Sono”
Some times called the black prince of South African soccer, Jomo Sono is without doubt one of the most skilful players to be ever produced by South Africa. During his playing days Sono turned out for Orlando Pirates before moving to the United States where he turned out for New York Cosmos, Colorado Caribous, Atlanta Chiefs and Toronto Blizzard.
- Steven Pienaar
One of the most impressive players to come out of South Africa Steven Pienaar kick started his career at Ajax Cape Town, before catching the eye of Ajax Amsterdam. His wizadry with the ball saw him impressing clubs across Europe earning him a contract at Everton in the English Premier League. Pienaar has represented his country on several occasions.
- Khama Billiat
One of the most skilful players to play in the ABSA Premiership is Khama Billiat. Currently on the books of Mamelodi Sundowns, Billiat is a household name in the South African premiership where he often makes use of pace and skill to elude defenders. Billiat has also been instrumental for Zimbabwe in their Afcon qualifying campaign.
- Steve Lekoela
Though forgotten by some, Steve Lekoela is among the most skillfull players to ever play in the South African domestic league. Possessing natural talent Steve was a joy to watch during his days with Orlando Pirates. Lekoela also impressed when called upon to represent his country at under 23 level.
- Jabu Pule
Among forgotten heroes is Jabu Pule. Blessed with the ability to eliminate defenders, Jabu Pule was a big name at Kaizer Chiefs. Possessing great vision and a knack of eluding opponents with silky skills around the box, Pule will always be remembered for the talents that he brought to the ABSA Premiership.