Jele was expected to leave Pirates at the end of last season after his one year contract expired.
Khoza said Jele gave a good account of himself as the club’s captain and that he was still a Pirates player despite his contract expiring.
“Jele is still a Pirates player. We haven’t said anything about him. What he has achieved with the team is highly admirable. You can see that he is doing his best. He still has a role to play, unless he feels that his legs are tired,” Khoza told IOL.
“The boy has acquitted himself well as the captain and as a player which is quite humbling. He came here when he was very young. He is now the captain of Pirates and it is a good story on his side.
“Unfortunately, he got injured towards the end of the season. He lost a bit of time. But he is trying to make up for that, I don’t know but maybe.”
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