Iconic Midfielder Teko "The General" Modise announces his retirement

Iconic Midfielder Teko "The General" Modise announces his retirement

- Iconic PSL star, Teko Modise, is calling time on is football career

- He announced his retirement in a heartfelt message on social media

- Cape Town City thanked him for his contribution to the club, calling him "The greatest"

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Cape Town City midfielder, Teko Modise, will be retiring at the end of the season.

He made the announcement today.

Modise, known as "The General" by fans, is widely considered one of the best midfielders in PSL history.

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Modise joined Cape Town City after previously playing for Mamelodi Sundowns, where he won two Absa Premierships, the CAF Champions League and the Super Cup, among others.

As part of City this year, Modise won the MTN8, according to The Daily Sun, meaning that he has won every possible PSL title. 

Modise announced his retirement via a heartfelt message on social media. 

"I've always wanted to be a professional footballer," he said in the statement. "It was the only place where I was happy."

Modise added that he had achieved everything he hoped to achieve in his football career. He said now his hope was that another player could follow in his footsteps. 

On social media, Cape Town City responded to Modise's retirement announcement by thanking him for his contributions to the club. The team also referred to Modise as "The greatest".

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Modise, who is 36 years old, will no longer play professionally, but he has indicated that he may continue to be involved in some other capacity, Briefly.co.za has gathered.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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