Legends Corner : Thabiso Rammile on MaizeCup
Name : Thabiso Rammile
Date of Birth : Nov 17, 1983
Position : Defense, Left-Back
Clubs : Maritzburg United, Mamelodi Sundowns, Bloemfontein Celtics & Thanda Zulu Royal
Former Mamelodi Sundowns defender Thabiso Rammile featured in the master’s match at the Bokone Bophirima Maize Cup in Rustenburg in a receptive crowd.
The match was the curtain-raiser to the main event, the Platinum Stars vs Orlando Pirates pre-season tournament match.
Orlando Pirates went on to win the match in a penalty shootout after the match ended in goalless stalemate.
The player who went on to play for Maritzburg United, Sundowns , Bloemfontein Cletics (Loan)and Thanda Zulu Royal before he was ruled out of the beautiful due to a knee injury that resulted in him hanging up his boots.
The player stated that he would have loved to have stayed more years and play football but the knee problem kept recurring and it troubled his football career.
He stated that he is happy with what the Premier of Rustenburg Ramoeletsi Mahumapelo and Platinum Stars for the initiative like the Maize Cup.
He further more stated that the province need to start re-producing PSL players like it used to and they as the people (former PSL players) have a job to do in order to unearth raw talent and nature it into stardom status.
He stated that he would like to see kids come off the streets and play football and that the capacity crowd is proof that the people of Bokone Bophirima are passionate about football and what a way to reward the football fans and supporters with more PSL games in the future.
“It is a nice experience to come across my former colleagues in football as there were the like of Fabian McCathy, Aubrey Lekoane, Bricks Mudau, Jacob Tshisevhe, Lovers Mohlala, Bongani Cashibe and many more who participated in the masters match for people to see that they are still around.” he said