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Surprise Moriri

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Name Surprise Moriri
Age 34
Club Mamelodi Sundowns
Position Striker
Squad No 14
Born Matibidi, South Africa
Height 1.73m
Profile
The free-scoring attacking midfielder seemed destined to miss out on the World Cup just a few months ago as he struggled to recover from a knee injury which threatened to wreck his dream. However, the 30-year-old veteran, who was part of the 2008 African Cup of Nations side, has fought his way back to fitness to impress at the recent camps in Brazil and Germany and adds to Carlo Alberto Parreira's options as he can play as an attacking midfieder and as a striker. South Africa's PSL Player of the Season in 2005/06, he made his international debut in a friendly against Lesotho in 2003, scoring his first goal against Chad.

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26/05/09 - Moriri out & Pienaar doubtful

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23/05/09 - Moriri picks up a knee injury

Surprise Moriri has become Bafana's first injury causality during training after agitating a recurring knee problem.

Surprise Moriri Current Season Stats

Competition Team Apps G YC RC
South African Premiership Mamelodi Sundowns 1 (8) 4 2 0
South African Nedbank Cup Mamelodi Sundowns 2 (0) 0 0 0
Telkom Knockout Mamelodi Sundowns -2 (2) 0 0 0

Apps : from start (from bench)
* Stats for current season

Current Season Match Events

Match DateHome TeamAway TeamStarterGoalBookingSubstitution
19/04/14 Moroka Swallows Mamelodi Sundowns Y -- -- --
76 mins
16/04/14 Mamelodi Sundowns MP Black Aces Y -- -- --
72 mins
12/04/14 Mamelodi Sundowns Orlando Pirates Y -- -- --
09/04/14 Mamelodi Sundowns Bloemfontein Celtic Y -- 38 mins --
64 mins
09/04/14 Mamelodi Sundowns Bloemfontein Celtic Y 24 mins -- --
64 mins
05/04/14 Kaizer Chiefs Mamelodi Sundowns Y -- -- --
60 mins
30/03/14 Mamelodi Sundowns University of Pretoria Y -- -- --
74 mins
25/03/14 Platinum Stars Mamelodi Sundowns Y -- -- --
73 mins
25/03/14 Platinum Stars Mamelodi Sundowns Y 21 mins -- --
73 mins
22/03/14 Golden Arrows Mamelodi Sundowns Y -- -- --
78 mins
18/03/14 Free State Stars Mamelodi Sundowns Y -- -- --
76 mins
15/03/14 Mamelodi Sundowns Polokwane City Y -- -- --
09/03/14 AmaZulu Mamelodi Sundowns Y -- -- --
63 mins
09/03/14 AmaZulu Mamelodi Sundowns Y 9 mins -- --
63 mins
01/03/14 Bidvest Wits Mamelodi Sundowns N -- -- 74 mins
25/02/14 Mamelodi Sundowns Orlando Pirates N -- -- 69 mins
23/01/14 Mamelodi Sundowns Kaizer Chiefs N -- 90 mins 81 mins
20/12/13 Mamelodi Sundowns Maritzburg United N -- -- 72 mins
16/12/13 SuperSport United Mamelodi Sundowns N -- -- 71 mins
04/12/13 MP Black Aces Mamelodi Sundowns N -- -- --
01/12/13 Mamelodi Sundowns Moroka Swallows N -- -- --
09/11/13 University of Pretoria Mamelodi Sundowns N -- -- 74 mins
06/11/13 Mamelodi Sundowns Free State Stars N -- -- 82 mins
06/11/13 Mamelodi Sundowns Free State Stars N 86 mins -- 82 mins
26/10/13 Polokwane City Mamelodi Sundowns N -- -- --
22/10/13 Mamelodi Sundowns AmaZulu N -- -- 72 mins
19/10/13 Platinum Stars Mamelodi Sundowns N -- -- 85 mins
06/10/13 Bloemfontein Celtic Mamelodi Sundowns N -- -- 74 mins
21/09/13 Mamelodi Sundowns Bidvest Wits N -- -- --
04/08/13 Bloemfontein Celtic Mamelodi Sundowns N -- -- 73 mins
10/11/12 Pretoria University Mamelodi Sundowns Y -- -- --
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