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Duncan Lechesa could go into coaching

Posted: 21 July 2010 Time: 11:13

Free State Stars captain Duncan Lechesa has retired from football and tells why he took the decision.

Lechesa, who turns 34 on Monday, could be roped in to assist new Ea Lla Koto coach Sunday Chidzambwa. However, Lechesa says that’s not his only option.

“I might leave Free State Stars, because there are also a couple of offers from outside the club to coach,” he says. “I am looking forward to this challenge after retiring from football. I was thinking of retiring at the end of the new season, but people came with offers and now I’m thinking of what to do,” Lechesa tells

‘King’ started his career as a striker and switched to midfield. He starred for Bloemfontein Celtic, Ajax Cape Town, Black Leopards and of course Free State Stars during his career and says he calls it quits a satisfied footballer.

“I feel good about my decision because I retired while still at the top. I was a regular last season for Stars but it is now a time for a new challenge,” Lechesa says.

“I will know on Monday where I will be heading, depending on whether I decide to leave Stars. But Bra Mike [Mokoena] has assured me that there is a place for me at Stars. I’m thinking about it,” Lechesa adds.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 11:37 am
Personally,i dont think he had de most glamourous soccer career,but his presence was always felt....Gudluck to him nontheless......
posted: 11:56 am
Hehehehe, man u know u want FS to offer u a job stop playing smart. You will mess things up.
Anyway, you served well my outie and goodluck with THE new position at FS. You dotn haev any other offer and u know it. hehehhe, our players mare they like to be pompous.

You retired at the right moment.Goodluck again.
Thabang [The KHOSI One]
posted: 12:02 pm
Lechesa, sign for SWALLOWS dude; we gave them Petrick Mabedi, Fabian McCarthy and they also wanted Tsiki Tsiki Yho and 10111 but hai phela we cannot let go all our senior citizens from the village.

But I like your thinking, player!

Mesh - K 4 L
posted: 12:13 pm
These guy started playing with his friends and now he is going.Will his friends follow him?

Here are his friends.....

Brown Baloyi 42
Esrom Nyandoro 40
Surprise Moriri 40
Tso Vilakazi 42(Jst look at his son to verify age)
Lucky Lekgoathi 39


Mesh - K 4 L
posted: 12:16 pm

posted: 12:56 pm
Mesh K4L: 2010-07-21 12:13 [ Report ]

Arthur Baartman started playing with and against abo Shaka Ngcobo, Ryder Mofokeng, DD Ace Khuse nabo Banks Sethlodi is he still considered an asset or liability? No need to answer that ne, as long as he's with Chiefs it's fine!

To Duncan, you've played your part broe, all the best for the future!
posted: 01:03 pm

an interesting question is: have you been saving enough money because we dont want to contribute towards your burial, you played like a true legend and you must also die like a true legend.

Dont tell us, you want to coach now because you played soccer. Study sports pyschology and differenciate yourself and stop begging for jobs.
Mesh - K 4 L
posted: 01:13 pm
Sweyts: 2010-07-21 12:56 [ Report ]

Eish!!!I 4got that one.Bobby's girlfriend....ha ha ha ha ha!!!!!

So you uyavumelana nam' especially kubaba ka Andile ne?
posted: 01:19 pm
Crucial evidence in soccer legend Doctor Khumalo's drunken driving case has gone missing - and his blood samples may have been tampered with, reports The Sowetan.
Wht the hell happened to the evidence...bua Booby
Thabang [The KHOSI One]
posted: 01:27 pm
Mesh K4L: 2010-07-21 12:13 [ Report ]

He he he MESH, remember Esrom Nyandoro stated school at 10 years of age and his age was said to be 1 year old.

Surprise Moriri 40 - he he he remember he's using his younger brother's ID?

posted: 01:45 pm
You have played your part in SA football my man. Indeed you deserve the "legend" status.

But my Q is, cant you do something else beside being a coach? The competion is very tight there in case you havent noticed. Unless you tell me u wanna be an assistant coach for the rest of ur career like Khuse, Khumalo, Madigage, Moloi, Makhanya, the list is endless.
posted: 02:07 pm
Mesh K4L: 2010-07-21 13:13
So you uyavumelana nam' especially kubaba ka Andile ne?

Loxxxl! Yahaaa! ubaba ka-Andile my foot!

Mesh - K 4 L
posted: 02:09 pm
This guy is a Trott Moloto lookalike when the situation becomes tense on the bench.Maybe he shud try the retirement village village.

You 34 mh mh mh mh ______________________kop will see a big investment.If you don believe me ask Andile's father.
posted: 02:11 pm
Stonza: 2010-07-21 13:19 [ Report ]
What the hell happened to the evidence...bua Booby??????

The investigating officer got death threats and skipped the country with the docket in hand! lol!

In one of the letters, a partially erased Chiefs logo could be seen! Kwaaa! kwaa! kwa! Iwisa Kaizer's Killers!
Swona Champ!
posted: 02:28 pm
“I feel good about my decision because I retired while still at the top,

King, give this valuable advise to some of our captains before they loose their feet, your Seema, are these guys owing abomachonisa/loan sharks?
posted: 02:59 pm
Well done Lechesa.We will always remember you for not shying away from the tackle.You gave it your all and we SALUTE YOU.
posted: 03:00 pm
Personally I think Lechesa should have long retired. But I am glad he realized it now. The question is: What is Nyandoro saying? The man should also call it a day. You can't play at the same league with your son, this is not on. Please Musona if you can read this, ask your dady Esrom to quit.
Swona Champ!
posted: 03:17 pm
to be honest Nyandoro is much better than Aaron Mokoena, his presance in the heart of Sundowns is of high importance! he should follow this guy's steps
posted: 03:47 pm
thanks duncan ur a hero thanks
Big Dude
posted: 07:33 am
Real men know when to quit. Well done captain. Never had any off the field incidents.
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