- Nomvethe has come out of retirement and wants to play soccer for a few more years
- He recently signed a contract with first division team Uthongathi FC
- The player has denied financial problems being the driving force behind him seeking more work
Siyabonga Nomvethe has revealed that he is ready to play football until he's 45 years old. The 42-year-old shared that he came out of retirement after AmaZulu failed to give him a job. He recently signed a six month contract with Uthongathi FC.
The former Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates player had retired at the end of last season but that didn't last long. He is now a Uthongathi FC player after signing the contract last week. Speaking to SAFM, he said AmaZulu had promised him a job within the club structures but nothing has materialised.
The former national team player said that he spent half a year sitting at home and doing nothing. He did not enjoy it as he says he ended up thinking too much. The veteran player expressed disappointment over not being hired by Usuthu
"But I have no hard feelings. I respect the club, it's a big institution, but I thought I would be working at the club by now."
Nomvethe has denied having financial woes. He confirmed that he has two homes, one in Umhlanga and another in Johannesburg.
Nomvethe said he wants to continue playing soccer until he's 45, and if his body allowed him, even 50.
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