Butler defends Galenamotlhale’s omission

Nato is better, but door open: Butker says Galenamotlhale might get CHAN opportunity
Nato is better, but door open: Butker says Galenamotlhale might get CHAN opportunity

Zebras coach, Peter Butler has defended his decision to continue overlooking Mochudi Centre Chiefs midfielder, Lesego Galenamotlhale, at the national team.

The player was named the Player of the Season as well as the Supporters’ Player of the Season at beMOBILE Premier League awards over the weekend.  Butler acknowledged that Galenamotlhale was a good player, but explained his absence was because Ofentse Nato, who played the same role, was a better player.

He also said besides Nato he prefers to call a young player like Lebogang Ditsele. He said the door is not closed for Galenamotlhale and he could be considered for the African Nations Championship (CHAN).  He said he always has two players for each position where the other one would be experienced, while the other is his understudy with age still on his side.

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