Our World Cup Hero Cyril Nzama
Our World Cup Hero Cyril Nzama

Posted in News on Jul 03, 2002.

When Cyril Nzama relates his story for the past four months it all sounds like a fairy tale. He confesses that at times it feels like a dream. But this is one dream he doesn’t want to wake from.

In January his career took a nosedive as he was discarded from Carlos Queiroz’s squad from the African Nations Cup, and the likelihood of capturing a lucrative deal overseas was fading.

But under Jomo Sono he was recalled to the Bafana squad for the World Cup campaign. He was a surprise starter in South Africa’s first game against Paraguay but took his chance and ended the campaign as one of the team’s best performers.

His resolute defending and attacking wingback forays was not lost on the huge contingent of agents from Europe and Nzama now finds his name on the shopping lists of some of the world’s top teams.

Read all about it in the latest edition of Amakhosi Magazine.

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