Lucky Khune starts transportation and scrapyard business


Lucky Khune's chairman at Baberwa FC has explained more about his transportation business, which he is also extending.

The younger brother of Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng has been linked with a move to Bidvest Wits in the January transfer window after impressing at the ABC Motsepe League side.

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Despite showing potential in the early stages of his career, scoring a goal that sank Amakhosi's arch-rivals Orlando Pirates in the 2010 Telkom Charity Cup, Khune's football career never really took off in the PSL.

Nevertheless, Baberwa chairman Joe Seanego insists the 29-year-old from Ventersdorp has been in blistering form for his team and reveals more about what the player has to fall back on when his football career is over.

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"Khune is concentrating in his business, he has started something, so it requires his attention a lot," Seanego tells

"He's got a transportation business and a scrapyard. He started with a transportation business and recently he opened a scrapyard. In the transportation business they take stuff from the fruit and vegetables market and transport them to KZN with these big trucks. He is trying.

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"I guide these boys to at least have something to fall back on, and not to find that when a person retires he has nothing you see. You can't carry a person all the time.

"This season he was registered as a player but he asked for a short break [recently] so he could focus on his businesses as they require his attention full-time."

Seanego said Khune would be back in training at Baberwa this week after sorting out his business affairs.