Former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo has officially begun life after football, with a big role lined up for him.
Khuzwayo, who was forced into retirement due to injury, posted a picture on social media earlier this week at Naturena, following a meeting with Amakhosi chairman Kaizer Motaung, and Head of Parks and Recreating in eThekwini municipality Thembinkosi Ngcobo has revealed the city is planning an event that will include both Soweto giants, as well as Khuzwayo.
"Yes as you know Brilliant Khuzwayo is one of our heroes, our export here at eThekwini Municipality. He started his career at AmaZulu FC, then moved to Kaizer Chiefs and ended his career at Orlando Pirates recently due to an unfortunate situation which is his injury," Ngcobo said.
"He's one of the few players who moved between Soweto giants, so on the 25th of September in a part of the PRC month, we are going to be launching a program which we will be working closely with him, where we will be identifying our football heroes then host them for either lunch or breakfast to discuss football matters in the province, and also help them where we can."
"This year it’s about Khuzwayo. We are hoping to get Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs bosses Dr Irvin Khoza and Mr Kaizer Motaung. Tim Sukazi and Steve Komphela will be part of that event, for them to share with us knowledge about the game and address other matters."
Khuzwayo will also get a role in the city.
"We are currently discussing with him regarding his role in eThekwini Municipality. He can become an ambassador of the city, the face of Salga games or to coach young boys within the city in helping us developing more players."