Brilliant Khuzwayo forced to retire through injury


Brilliant Khuzwayo has been forced to retire through injury. reported last week that the former Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper might be facing a career-threatening injury, and that has been confirmed – a recurring ankle problem.

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Pirates have now released a statement confirming the sad news.

"It was a great feeling to come back to the club, unfortunately due to my ankle, I was unable to fulfil my dream," Khuzwayo said on the club's website.

"I am a person who always wants to perform knowing I can give my all in everything I do however due to my ankle and after consultation with the specialists it was said that I wouldn’t be able to play at an elite level.

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"For this reason I can no longer continue the way I wanted to.

"I would like to thank all the supporters who have been behind me from the day I joined this club. They were the main reason behind my motivation and drive to get better. They’ll always hold a special place in my heart. To management , especially the Chairman, thank you for all you have done for me."

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