Tlou Segolela was one of the gifted wingers of his generation in his prime he was unstopable with his pace and silk dribbling skills he was every defender’s worst nightmare in Primier Soccer League, he burst into the scene playing for Bloemfoentein in the province of Free State.
He was so good that he attracted interest of several big clubs , but he eventually signed for the club he grew up supporting Ezimnyama ngenkani Ezikamagebhula the mighty Orlando Pirates , upon his arrival at Pirates he didn’t waste any time he quickly became the fan favorite turning defenders around in the in the league .
He played a vital role in the Orlando Pirates double triple winning side coached by Ruud Krol , and later in the two successful CAF Champions league campaign where they get close to winning the the trophy under Roger De Sar and under Eric Tinkler , he was a great player for the club very marvel to watch he would do everything right tease defenders but his finishing was very poor , in the Orlando Pirates 2013 CAF champions league Final if he had took his chances he would have changed the history of the club.
He spend 8 years at Orlando pirates before departing to Platinum stars and then Polokwane City where he was later released in early 2017 , and he found himself without a club but he never formal retired from football it’s just the issue of employment holding him , according him he was looking to make an comeback to the top flight league as he still has a lot to offer , he wants to play weather in the lower divisions he would take anything that is what he revealed to Kick-off publication.
He is a once in a life time player for his pace he was nicknamed Gautrain or Riya Vaya , he managed to earn himself 6 caps for Bafana Bafana, he is still involved in football as a manager of the Motsepe League side City Rovers , for the lack of unemployment he says its maybe badluck but he has zero regrets with his career he is happy with all his archivements.
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