Samir Nurkovic's waiter skills revealed in KICK OFF Magazine July 2020

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Kaizer Chiefs striker Samir Nurkovic could easily find another job in South Africa outside football based on his surprising past experience.

The Serbian has emerged as one of hottest strikers since arriving in the PSL at the start of the season, banging in 12 goals in all competitions.

Besides his football ability, the Amakhosi faithful will be surprised to learn that Nurkovic could also serve them well if they visited his father's restaurant in Serbia.

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"In the past, when he got injured, he would work in his father's restaurant as a waiter and then in winter he went to the forest to cut trees," Nurkovic's agent Dejan Simic revealed in KICK OFF Magazine.

"He casually told me that even though it was hard work, it was good training for both body and mind."

Nurkovic has already fallen in love with the country and has not hidden his desire to wear the Bafana Bafana jersey.

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"When I was in South Africa, I saw just how much people are comfortable with him and how he is also at ease with them," Simic added.

"I was like this is unbelievable for someone who has been here for a short time."

An awesome new August edition of KICK OFF Magazine went on sale today and has Mamelodi Sundowns star Themba Zwane as the main cover story.

In the new issue – which you can read digitally here – you can find out how Chiefs stalwart and fashion trendsetter Willard Katsande became a star after selling vegetables for a living in Zimbabwe.