Junior Khanye steals the show in celeb match

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Images via Big Zulu and Junior Khanye on Instagram
Images via Big Zulu and Junior Khanye on Instagram

Former South African football star Junior Khanye rolled back the times as he starred in an exhibition match where he laid an exquisite assist for musician Cassper Nyovest. Here's a look.

The story

The ex-Kaizer Chiefs attacker was one of the star attendees of the celebrity match. The event is understood to have been organised by rapper Big Zulu and it saw various artists represent the genre of the music they make.

There were four teams representing Hip Hop, Gqom, Maskandi and Amapiano, with matches taking place at the Bidvest Stadium in Tshwane.

Scroll through the gallery above to see some of Khanye's best scenes from the celeb matches.

A star-studded affair

Most notably the retired baller set up Cassper Nyovest's goal for Team Hip Hop after lovely footwork in the middle of the park before picking a well-timed pass for the Gusheshe star, who provided an emphatic finish.

The matches were not short of familiar faces as football pundit and former player Phumudzo Manenzhe also made an appearance for one of the sides. Khanye was also seen with the likes of SK Khoza, Sjava and Kwesta among some of the entertainment industry's biggest names.

Did you know?

A few months ago, the ex-winger launched his book titled Ghetto Ninja: The Junior Khanye Story, where he details his fall from grace as well as his redemption in depth.

Also in 2022, the Daveyton-born man scored a deal with one of the major betting companies.

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