- Defensive midfielder Willard Katsande's contract with Kaizer Chiefs has not been renewed and he will be saying goodbye to the club
- The news was broken on social media and according to reports, Katsande will not be going forward with his role with Amakhosi
- Mzansi social media users were shocked by the news and reacted online; many are grateful for Katsande's services
Kaizer Chiefs veteran Willard Katsande is not going to continue with Kaizer Chiefs as his contract hasn't been renewed by the club, according to reports. Having played for Amakhosi for 10 years, it's the end of an era and fans are sad to see him go.
The news was first broken by FARPost on social media. They captioned their post:
"Willard Katsande's contract with Kaizer Chiefs will not be renewed. The midfielder was with Amakhosi from 2011, making 308 appearances across all competitions."
PAY ATTENTION: Never miss breaking news – join Briefly News' Telegram channel
Katsande is the captain of Kaizer Chiefs and has been rock solid as a defensive midfielder for the club. Fans were shocked by the news and reacted online. Check out some of the reactions below:
"The trimming has begun, cut all the deadwood and rebuild please."
"This is sad. Katsande has been loyal to the Motaung family."
"We are a very ungrateful nation sadly, let's not forget what these players have done @KaizerChiefs. Let's please respect the guy."
"He served us well and we thank him for that, but unfortunately we have to move on."
Brighton Mhlongo has successful eye surgery and hopes to return soon
In other soccer news, Briefly News reported that Mzansi goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo has successfully undergone eye surgery and is hoping that this will see him return to playing football again.
The injury happened during training when a ball hit his face, causing his eyesight to go blurry. Mhlongo took to social media to share a Bible verse after the surgery and hoped for better days. He captioned the post:
"As I remain resilient and truly blessed thank you all for your prayers and support, 2 down, 2 to go."
Judging by the post, Brighton still has a few surgeries to go before his eyesight can be restored back to normal. According to Daily Sun, the goalkeeper said that he would explore all his options before making a decision about his career.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!
Source: Briefly News