Siphelele Ntshangase, Philani Zulu and Brylon Petersen have all reacted following the renewal of their contracts with Kaizer Chiefs on Monday.
Ntshangase, Zulu and Petersen were all handed new one-year deals to keep them beyond the initial terms of their contracts, which was due to lapse on Tuesday.
In spite of their lack of game-time this season, the club’s decision was perhaps fuelled by reasons other than their contributions and more because of their FIFA transfer ban currently in effect.
Nonetheless, ‘Stash’ has expressed his gratitude another shot at living up to his potential as well as that of the famed jersey number-10 at the club.
“Foremost I am emotional about it. I want to thank the Chairman for this opportunity. I want to thank everyone involved in seeing that I can still contribute to this immense institution,” Ntshangase told the club’s website.
Zulu, who amassed just three appearances in the 2019/20 campaign thus far, also expressed his desire to repay the faith shown in him by the Soweto giants.
“All I can do to show gratitude and appreciation by continuing to work to the best of my ability. I want to give back to the club. Thank you to the Chairman,” the midfielder added.
For Petersen, the extension is about his experience and continued development by serving under the likes of Daniel Akpeyi, Itumeleng Khune and Bruce Bvuma.
“I’m excited about my contract extension. It gives me a chance to improve further and compete at one of the best clubs on the continent. I have the opportunity to continue playing for the club. It is an honour to be here.”