Khune to end fading career abroad?


Ex-Kaizer Chiefs striker Lucky Khune is hoping trials in Uzbekistan will result in a final release from the "stress and pain" of his football career.

The younger brother of Amakhosi legend Itumeleng has never managed to live up to the same standards having been discarded by the club in 2012 before a nomadic spell around the country's lower tiers.

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As the 31-year-old struggles to land a deal with another PSL or NFD side, his representatives have been trying to secure a move outside South Africa.

The Baberwa FC forward is hoping to earn a move abroad to finish his career on a positive note after an underwhelming few years in local football.

"Prior to first lockdown my representative received my official invitation from an Uzbekistan club," Khune tells

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"I can't divulge at the moment and plans are in process to make sure I honour the invitation to attend a three-week assessment with the club.

"We are only held back with certain restrictions because of the pandemic, which my representatives are working tirelessly on to make it possible to move.

"It would be an honor to finish my career on a high note and to retire knowing that I've healed from the stress and pain that my family and supporters felt during my career."

View a pictorial summary of Khune's football career below

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