Football Fans React To Siyabonga Nomvete Announcing Retirement At 40! It’s the end of an era for one of Mzansi’s greatest footballers, Siybonga Nomvete.
Nomvete who currently plays for Amazulu announced his plans to retire at the end of this season. He will be 41.
“It’s time for the youngsters to take over. Football is about playing with the heart. I am very happy. It is time to say goodbye. Thank you everyone who supported me,” he said.
Check out some reactions from football fans below.
The South African football legend who showed immense longevity in the game, Siyabonga Nomvethe, to hang up his boots at the end of the season, at 40-yo. In his long & illustrious career, “Bhele” played for clubs in SA, Italy, Denmark etc. pic.twitter.com/VA8hXQyVuL
— . (@ssmkhwanazy) September 14, 2018
— Thabiso TT Tema (@ThabisoTema) September 14, 2018
Must say Bhele you served the football fraternity with distinction and passion. Truly a legend, what a career #Siyabonga Nomvethe
— Shabba (@Tumi_Sedumedi) September 14, 2018
Wish we can change KwaMashu ground no.6 Kwa C and call it Siyabonga Nomvethe sports ground. https://t.co/AU3jTNdv4f
— ZAKES BANTWINI (@ZakesBantwiniSA) September 14, 2018
A true inspiration , A Legend , Thank you Siyabonga Nomvethe?????? pic.twitter.com/NsQ66y9qao
— Amahle ? (@MahleS21) September 14, 2018
Siyabonga Nomvethe retiring at age 40 makes me respect Oupa Manyisa even more cause he could have made the same decision in 2013.
— Wally (@walliesta) September 14, 2018