Get behind S'bu - vote now!

Young Moroka Swallows midfielder Sibusiso Themba has been nominated - along with four other players - as the Jet Club PSL's Rookie of the Month for December. And you, as die-hard 'Birds' fans, can help S'bu walk off with the R5,000 prize money on offer for the winner...

All you need to do is sms Sibusiso's voting number (jcrc5) to 34379 and he will get one vote closer to being crowned as the Rookie of the Month for December - ahead of Ajax's Eduardo Ferreira, Celtic's Kamohelo Mabuya, Pirates' Lindokuhle Mkhwanazi and Free State Stars' Sthembiso Ngcobo.

According to the Jet Rookie of the Month panel, "The 22-year-old Themba has taken advantage of every opportunity he has been given by the 'Birds' head coach Ian Gorowa to establish himself in his first season in the elite league, hence his nomination in the Jet Club PSL Rookie of the Month.

"After playing just five games - three in Gorowa's starting line-up, while he came on as a substitute in the other two games - Themba, whose football career was nurtured at the Jet-sponsored First Division League side, Pretoria University's development team back in 2002, is a promising star whose future in football looks bright.

"Since making his professional debut on October 21 in Swallows' 1-0 home victory over Black Leopards, the Witbank-born star midfielder, who had a stint at Ajax Cape Town's development team, has never looked back as he continued to work hard to win the hearts of both the club's technical team and fans. With his best game was away to Kaizer Chiefs which Swallows won 2-1 at Durban's Absa stadium on November 7."

Don't delay - get voting now!

Sibusiso Themba (Voting number jcrc5 - sms to 34379)
Age: 22
Born: November 2, 1985 in Witbank
Position: Midfielder
Previous club: Tuks

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February 13
Absa Premiership:
Swallows v Pirates
KO: 7.30pm
Venue: Germiston Stadium

February 20
Absa Premiership:
Swallows v Santos
KO: 7.30pm
Venue: Germiston Stadium

December 21
Absa Premiership:
Lost 0-1 v Wits
Venue: BidVest Stadium

December 16
Absa Premiership:
Won 3-2 v AmaZulu
Venue: Germiston Stadium

December 12
Absa Premiership:
Won 2-0 v FS Stars
Venue: Goble Park

December 9
Absa Premiership:
Won 6-2 P Stars
Venue: Germiston Stadium

What did you think of Swallows' performance against Platinum Stars?

The guys were marvellous!
Very good indeed
We need more peformances like this one