Kunene admits Kaizer Chiefs equalizer was inspired by Barcelona’s Messi

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The Newcastle-born player danced his way into the Amakhosi box to score the equalizer on which earned Baroka a point on last weekend

Baroka midfielder Mxolisi Kunene admits the equalizing goal that helped them salvage a 2-2 draw against Kaizer Chiefs was very much inspired by Barcelona’s talisman Lionel Messi.

"I used to watch Messi do these things and I managed to do it by myself. I think it's all about believing in yourself,” Kunene told Sowetan.

He also admits that it was one of his best goals and more significantly a contender for the goal of the season.

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"Yeah for sure, it is one of the best goals. I was very happy because it was my first goal in the PSL since I joined Baroka in January. It was one of the best goals I have ever scored and a very important goal for the team because Chiefs were leading,” Kunene said.

Bakgaga Ba Mphahlele were trailing 2-1 before Kunene strike to ensure they maintain their unbeaten run against Amakhosi.

Kunene joined the club in January from Moroka Swallows and his aim is to help Baroka avoid relegation. 

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