Former Amakhosi star reveals the effect booze had on his life

Former Amakhosi star reveals the effect booze had on his life

- Former Kaizer Chiefs ace Junior Khanye was known as one of the bad boys of South African football

- The 34-year-old recently opened up on some of the mistakes he made and how the abuse of alcohol tarnished his career

- The former star started his Junior Khanye Foundation in the hope of encouraging the youth to make the right choices

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Former Kaizer Chiefs star Junior Khanye had a reputation as being one of the notorious bad boys of Mzansi football.

Khanye's talent sparked lavish expectations, but he failed to live up to that promise.

The 34-year-old recently opened up on some of the reasons why he failed to cut the mustard.

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Khanye recently told KickOFF.com, "I learnt the hard way. Alcohol disturbed my career."

The former star recalled how he struggled to get his career back on track after the initial mistakes.

Khanye revealed that he was unemployed for many years due to him struggling to find a team for numerous seasons.

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Khanye fortunately landed a deal with Ngwaabe City Motors in the lower tiers, but has also initiated the unior Khanye Foundation.

Through his foundation, Khanye hopes to guide the youth on how to make better choices in life.

He added, "Players should also guide themselves about women. They will treat you like Lotto. Once you are down and out, they move on."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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