Al Taai Captain Knowledge Musona Shines in 2022/23 Season
The 2022/23 season proved to be a standout campaign for Al Taai’s captain, Knowledge Musona. Since his arrival in Saudi Arabia in 2021, Musona showcased his versatility by transitioning from a forward to a midfielder, resulting in an impressive performance throughout the season.
A Successful Position Change:
Musona’s shift to a deeper role as a midfielder proved to be a successful move. Despite the change, he continued to contribute significantly to his team’s scoring efforts while also creating more goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates.
Impressive Goal-Scoring Record:
Finishing the league season as Al Taai’s third-highest scorer, Musona netted an impressive eight goals. Although he fell short of the top spot, which was shared by Guy Mbenza and Amir Sayoud with ten goals each, Musona’s contribution remained commendable.
Crucial Assists and Cup Goal:
In addition to his goal-scoring prowess, Musona registered an impressive nine assists in the league, further highlighting his importance to the team’s attacking play. Furthermore, he found the back of the net in the King’s Cup, bringing his total goal tally to nine across all competitions for the season. Notably, Musona’s standout moment came in October when he scored a remarkable hat-trick.
Surpassing Previous Season:
Musona’s performance in the 2022/23 season surpassed his previous term’s output. Compared to his debut season in the Middle East, where he scored six goals and provided eight assists, Musona showcased notable improvement and adaptability.
Consistent Presence and Recognition:
Demonstrating his reliability, Musona started in every available game and displayed consistent performances. His contributions did not go unnoticed, as he secured a spot in SofaScore’s Saudi Pro League Team of the Week six times, further solidifying his impact on the pitch.
League Statistics: Here are some of Musona’s notable statistics from the just-ended campaign:
- Goals: 8
- Assists: 9
- Total goals across all competitions: 9
- Hat-tricks: 1 (scored in October)