Cape Town City striker Kermit Erasmus says he was glad to make his debut against SuperSport United on Saturday, though he wasn’t happy with his performance.
City won the contest 1-0 thanks to a late Gift Links goal in the 89th minute at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria.
Nonetheless, the encounter marked first team football for the first time in close to a year for Erasmus.
The former Orlando Pirates star endured a generally poor spell in Europe with France’s Stade Rennais and Lens, Sweden’s AFC Eskilstuna and Portugal’s Vitoria Setubal.
The forward penned a three-and-a-half-year contract with the Citizens in December.
The 28-year-old told reporters after the game: “I am satisfied but not entirely happy.
“If you look at the final third, I think I could have done better. But it’s my first game after let’s say a year.
“I am happy to get a chance to play again. I had a little bit of a strain but I kept on going because I have not been playing for a year.
“I just want to enjoy myself and be on the field of play.“
The Bafana Bafana international picked up a minor niggle against United but insists he will be fit to face Baroka this weekend.
He concluded: “It’s not too bad. It’s a small strain. I will be back [for the] next game against Baroka.”
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