NFD : Kgoloko Thobejane expresses his view on Promotion
Kgoloko Thobejane the charismatic coach of Baroka FC was again in his happy elements after his side secured Baroka FC side secured automatic promotion into the PSL next season.
The Limpopo outfit earned automatic promotion after drawing with Milano United in their last game at Peter Mokaba Stadium.achievement their coach said he prophesied a long time ago, much to his delight.
Thobajane challenged other NFD teams to catch them if they can or forget about the league, and true to his prediction none of the chasing pack could catch up with them, much to his delight.
“The feeling is marvellous, fantastic, gorgeous, stunning … all those words!” he told SuperSport after the game. “It’s great, it’s great, this moment … thanks to everyone who was here. As you can see, the whole of Limpopo was here, and we thank them for their support. The players, the technical team, the management … I want to tell them, this is great.
“We said, ‘Let them catch us’. They didn’t manage to do so, so today we got it. It’s done. It’s over. We are in the PSL.”
Thobejane insisted he knew from the start that he could guide Baroka into South Africa’s top-flight.
“The first moment I realised we could make it to the PSL is when my brother the chairman told me I had to come coach this team, and the first words I said to him were, ‘My brother, we are in the PSL’,” he said. “And today it happened … it’s over.
“I even told the players in reason that we were faced with that task, but with me, it was easy. I told them, ‘Starting from today, we must know that we are working towards the PSL, we want to see ourselves in the PSL and show that we will be there at the end of the season’.