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Kaizer Chiefs chairman Kaizer Motaung. hiefs AmaZulu, Maduna and Duba Image Via Twitter@officialPSL

Kaizer Chiefs legend pens emotional farewell message

Eric Mathoho has sent a special message to Kaizer Chiefs boss Dr Kaizer Motaung as well as the club’s fan-base

Kaizer Motaung Chiefs AmaZulu, Maduna and Duba

Kaizer Chiefs chairman Kaizer Motaung. hiefs AmaZulu, Maduna and Duba Image Via Twitter@officialPSL

Kaizer Chiefs legend Eric Mathoho has sent an emotional farewell message to both the club and it’s supporters.

Mathoho will be moving on from Naturena after an exhilarating 11 year stay at the club.

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He joined the Glamour Boys from Bloemfontein Celtic in 2012, and rose to the lofty expectations at Naturena for most of the previous decade.

The towering defender made 267 appearances for the club, winning three trophies and scoring 26 goals.

Kaizer Chiefs legend sends farewell message

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“Firstly, I’d like to thank my chairman (Dr Motaung) for the opportunity to play for one of the biggest team in Africa, not only the country.” Mathoho said as quoted by KickOff.

“Kaizer Chiefs, you and the entire family have welcomed me with open arms and treated me as one of your own throughout our entire journey. In those 11 years we shared some great memories and moments together.

“To all Chiefs supporters, I’d like to thank you for the support and kindness you’ve shown towards me through thick and thin, both on and off the pitch.

“To all my teammates I’d like to thank you for the moments we shared on the pitch. To the family, thank you for the opportunity to work with you, representing me.”

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Kaizer Chiefs duo Eric Mathoho and Bernard Parker celebrate a goal against Orlando Pirates. Image: @KaizerChiefs / Twitter

In other news, Former Mamelodi Sundowns striker Sandile Ndlovu believes Khanyisa Mayo’s dad was pivotal in blocking a move to neither Kaizer Chiefs nor Mamelodi Sundowns.

Mayo was tipped to join either side after a stellar campaign at Cape Town City.

The striker however decided to extend his stay in Cape Town until 2028!

According to Ndlovu, Patrick Mayo would have played a major role in his son’s career decision…

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“If you have a father who played the game, you will never make the same mistakes your father did.” Ndlovu told KickOff regarding the Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns linked man.

“It’s clear the advice came from the father even if he was my son, I would have said good move.

“As for the three-year deal. I think it was proposed by Cape Town City, they wanted to be secured.

“The more he plays for Bafana the more Cape Town City stands to sell him at the right price. Next season he will be worth more. Remember football is a business.

“At this stage, it could have been difficult for him to choose between Kaizer Chiefs, Sundowns and Pirates.”

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Bafana Bafana and Cape Town City striker Khanyisa Mayo is the son of Kaizer Chiefs legend Patrick Mayo – Photo: Facebook – Cape Town City

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