Phakaaathi Reporter
Football writer
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10 Apr 2018
10:06 am

Ex-Pirates star’s career down in dumps

Phakaaathi Reporter

A source close to Thandani Ntshumayelo has told Phakaaathi that the former Orlando Pirates star doesn’t think there will be any team interested in him once his four-year ban from football ends after testing positive for taking drugs.

Thandani Ntshumayelo (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

The midfielder tested positive for cocaine following a routine drug test after a Pirates and Platinum Stars game on January 9, 2016.

“The major thing here is that Bibo (as Ntshumayelo is affectionately known) is already 28-years old now and has been out of football for a while. So, he is honest with himself in terms of looking at his age, and that is why he has been busy concentrating on making a living from something that is outside football.

“He knows what he did was a mistake and has learned a lot from it, and in terms playing professional football again, he is doubtful about it,” said the source.

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