Ngobeni beats the best

Ajax Cape Town midfielder Clifford Ngobeni claimed the 2007 Jet Club PSL Rookie of the Year title at a function held in Johannesburg on Monday.

Ajax Cape Town midfielder Clifford Ngobeni claimed the 2007 Jet Club PSL Rookie of the Year title at a function held in Johannesburg on Monday.

Ngobeni, 20, who hails from Tshiawelo in Soweto, was voted by the public as the newcomer that contributed the most to domestic football last season.

The national Under-23 team utility player walked away with a whopping R50 000 and a trophy.

He beat other contestants including Orlando Pirates' Teko Modise, Marco de Jesus (Bidvest Wits), Thuso Phala (Kaizer Chiefs), Bernard Parker (Benoni Premier United), Petrus Mahlatsi (Bloemfontein Celtic) and Eleazor Rodgers (Santos).- Meshack Khotha

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