The gifted shot stopper was Amakhosi’s hero as he defeated Box in a Carling Black Label Cup clash earlier this month.
New Caesars chief goalkeeper Brendon Peterson has explained why he joined the Soviet giants amid the interest of Amazulo FC and Orlando Pirates.
The 26-year-old was a free agent for about 10 months after splitting from the now-defunct Budwest Wits in September 2020.
Petersen confirmed that the pirates and Amazulo had expressed interest in his services.But once the chiefs registered their intentions, they wanted to join the glamor boys.
“As a footballer in South Africa, you want to play for one of the big teams,” Patterson told the club. Official website.
“So, when I received a call from my agent saying that Caesar Chiefs were interested, it was a great feeling. It was amazing, it was nice to know that I would be part of a brand like Caesar Chiefs. ۔ “
Ajax Cape Town Academy Products is delighted to join a club that has been home to legendary goalkeepers such as Brian Bluway, William Shongway, Buttende Ashley, AutoMalling Lost and Gary Bailey.
“Coming here as a goalkeeper, you know there is a rich history of goalkeepers. It’s just a great honor for me to be a part of it,” he added.
“My family and everyone is excited for me, because it doesn’t always matter where I go. It’s a great honor for me to be part of this team and I’m looking forward to next season.”
Losing in the club’s goalkeeping department, Petersen is competing with Daniel Akpi and Bruce Booma, and he thinks strong competition for the keeper spot can be good for his career.
“Because I always push someone else and someone pushes me, it will help. In the first training session, the boys felt me at home and for me it was an explosion.
The Cape Town-born player said he was impressed by the unity and strength between the Naturer-based giant goalkeepers.
“The friendship between the goalkeepers and the way they work together and push each other. It was an eye opener for me,” he explained.
“It’s encouraging me to work hard. We saw in the Kiev Champions League, the changes the chiefs made with the goalkeepers, they put it in one and he performs. It’s something that makes me smile. Is.”
Patterson will be hoping to make his official debut for the Chiefs in the quarter-final match of MTN 8 on Sunday after facing Mamlodi Sundowns.