- Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande added his voice to the growing calls for gender-based violence to stop in South Africa
- In a touching video, Katsande announced that he was officially breaking his silence and called on Mzansi's men to improve the situation
- Katsande called on footballing icons Itumeleng Khune and Siphiwe Tshabalala to follow suit
Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande is a fan favourite on the pitch and his popularity extends to the realm of social media.
Katsande has a sizeable following and he used his influence to great effect in support of a noble cause.
In a touching video, Katsande spoke out against gender-based violence and pleaded with men in South Africa to take a stand.
The Amakhosi star took the opportunity to urge fellow football icons Itumeleng Khune and Siphiwe Tshabalala to break their silence as well.
The video can be viewed in Katsande's tweet below.
Briefly.co.za noted that the tweet drew a strong reaction based on the overall response. Khune commended Katsande for his powerful message.
Karikoga (@Karikoga_Sibz) said,
"Can’t be said any better Boss YaMboka Kitoko Makasi."
Pronounced: Mm-poh-h (@OrifhaMpho) added,
"Great initiative boss. Let's break the silence."
ILLY ONE (@ILLY_ONE) said,
"Why didn't you say Boss Ya Mboka at the end of this important message?"
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Katsande strutted his stuff in another social media video and went viral.
Amakhosi goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune saw the funny side and questioned Katsande on the name of the dance.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Katsande was doing the Borrowdale dance.
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