"Happy birthday King": Kaizer Chiefs owner celebrates 76th birthday

"Happy birthday King": Kaizer Chiefs owner celebrates 76th birthday

- The owner of South African football club, Kaizer Chiefs, Kaizer Motaung, celebrates his 76th birthday today

- The Kaizer Chiefs page took to their Twitter to share a heartwarming birthday wish with the elderly man

- Football fans headed to the comments section to also share their birthday wishes

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Kaizer Motaung, the owner of popular South African football club, Kaizer Chiefs, celebrates turning a whole 76-years-old today. The football club's Twitter page recently shared a heartwarming birthday wish with the madala.

"Happy Birthday King Kaizer, our father & leader. Your vision & love inspire us to be better people! We salute you, we cherish you & we love you! May your day be special as you are to all of us! The Lion of the Amakhosi Family. May you continue to lead us & teach us #Kaizer76," they wrote

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They also called on fans of the football club to share their birthday wishes and why Kaizer inspired them. Many fans heeded to their call and took the time to share birthday wishes with him. Read some of them below.

@thirstysphe said:

"Happy birthday Birthday cake King. To better life and better decisions with the Team of the Nation. To more years of triumph and glory. To life with Khosi Nation. Hail Khosi."

@Iron_Hide123 wrote:

"Happy birthday to chairman of the biggest institution of SA football,thank you for bringing us so much joy with this team along the years,we are forever devoted to what you started..enjoy your Day Guluva."
Kaizer Motaung celebrates his birthday
Kaizer Motaung celebrates 76th birthday today. Source: Twitter/Kaizer Chiefs
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Kaizer, a former South African footballer is the founder of the famous football club. He grew up in Soweto and started his career in football playing for Orlando Pirates. He made a name for himself as a soccer player and was voted "Rookie of the year" during his NASL career.

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Soon he was playing for an international team, Atlantic Chiefs where he became the top scorer of the season, scoring 16 goals in 15 matches. Thereafter, Kaizer returned home with the idea of starting his own team, Kaizer Chiefs.

In other Briefly.co.za sport news, the PSL award ceremony will be taking place this month and there are a ton of awards to be handed out. This year's PSL Footballer of the year award decision is certainly going to be a tough one.

There are four tough contenders all in the running for the award. Themba Zwane of Mamelodi Sundowns, Peter Shalulile of Highlands Park, Samir Nurkovic of Kaizer Chiefs, and Gurston Sirino also representing Mamelodi Sundowns. All for players are worthy runner ups for the awards having proving their dedication to the game each time they entered the field.

Themba Zwane however, outshines the bunch as his name shows up in three different category nominations, namely; Footballer of the Season, Players Player of the season, as well as, Midfielder of the Season.

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