Fresh from recently starring for the NSW Men’s State Team’s penalty shootout victory over Northern rivals Queensland in the ‘State of Origin’ clash last Saturday, the National Premier Leagues NSW Men’s very own ‘Hulk’, Charles Lokolingoy has indicated there’s more to come, following his move to the Marconi Stallions for the 2021 season.
The 23-year-old talented Congolese striker made the move to the ‘Palace’ following on from his successful 2020 season with rivals Sydney Olympic.
Swapping from one former NSL giant club to another, Lokolingoy was looking forward to the new challenges ahead.
“I really cannot wait to kick-off the season with my new club and teammates at Marconi.
““Marconi is one of the biggest clubs in Australia and I want to help take them back to the top in any way I can.
“I am looking forward to the new challenges that lie ahead at the club and will do whatever it takes to win some silverware.”
Proud of his African heritage, the Greenacre resident enjoyed his experience putting on the NSW Blues jersey where he scored a quality injury time equaliser that sent the match into penalties against the Maroons.
Lokolingoy then held his nerve and even though rival Queensland’s own Hulk Harry Sawyer attempted to put the big man off his penalty, the ace marksman brushed that aside and slotted the ball home to gift NSW the inaugural Gibb-Masters trophy.
“It was definitely an experience I will never forget and a trip I will remember for a long time.
“It’s always an honour representing your state and to come home with the Cup was a dream finish for us all.
“We had a really good squad, all the boys got along, and we went there with one purpose and that was to bring back the Cup for NSW which we did.”
The former A-League star’s focus is now firmly on starting well with his new club with Stallions coach Peter Tsekenis blessed with some quality at his disposal looking at aiding Lokolingoy up-front.
The likes of Anthony Frangie, Anthony Costa and Marko Jesic not to mention the talents of Martin Fernandes, Connor Evans as well as fellow Blues teammates Giorgio Speranza and of course yet another hero of the Queensland clash keeper Nenad Vekic to name a few, Lokolingoy is certainly in good hands and one to watch out for in the 2021 season.