‘Team has proven the trainer right’

During the first weeks of this season, he was the surprising link in coach Frank de Boer’s team: Thulani Serero. A red card in the match against Heerenveen and a lingering groin injury have been a thorn in the side of the 23 year old South African. However, another national championship for the man who has come from far away would be well-deserved: from a hard life in the Soweto ghetto, from bitter poverty.