Sibongiseni Gumbi
Football Writer
1 minute read
21 Jan 2020
4:03 pm

Someone please check on Mpengesi, he might be unwell

Sibongiseni Gumbi

Kicking a habit is said to be one of the most difficult things one can go through in life.

Chippa United chairman Siviwe "Chippa" Mpengesi fell humiliated by South Africa after hiring coach Luc Eymael in January. Picture: Richard Huggard/Gallo Images.

I have witnessed a friend trying to quit smoking. I volunteered to be his "supporter" when he decided to quit. I was in two minds, however, as I remember how he started this bad habit when we were teenagers in high school. I tried so many times to discourage him. But he persisted. I also had my struggle some 11 or 12 years ago. I somehow found myself unable to go for more than four hours without having a Coca-Cola (Coke). I remember one time I was living in a dangerous part of Pietermaritzburg but I ended up being brave...