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Phakaaathi Reporter
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24 Jan 2019
11:16 am

Khenyeza rules out coming out of retirement  

Phakaaathi Reporter

Maritzburg United assistant coach Mabhuti Khenyeza has rubbished rumours that he will once again put on his soccer boots and play football.

Mabhuti Khenyeza of AmaZulu FC (Gerhard Duraan/BackpagePix)

Khenyeza retired from football after leaving AmaZulu to take up an assistant coaching position at the Team of Choice.

Shortly after he joined United as Muhsin Ertugral’s second in command, it was reported that the striker would come out of retirement to try and help the Team of Choice out of the relegation zone. However, Khenyeza says he has put his playing days behind him and is focused on his new journey as a coach.

“I don’t have anything to offer in terms of playing football. I’m done with football as a player. I will never make a U-turn and say I want to play football again. The management hired me to be a coach,” Khenyeza quoted as saying by IOL.

“They approached me to coach. If you are hired to do that particular job, you must fulfil that particular job. I’m hired to coach,” Khenyeza explained.

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