Cavin Johnson's agent, Steve Kapeluschnik, has responded to a recent statement released from Platinum Stars, reported on the Soccer-Laduma web and mobi-site on Tuesday.
Kapeluschnik told the Siya crew, “Cavin has been a loyal servant to Platinum Stars for over four years, giving his full commitment and efforts. From early last year, certain problems started to develop at the club. I don't want to discuss them in the media right now. Suffice to say that the problems became a huge obstacle for Cavin in doing his job to the best of his ability last season.
“In fact, as the season progressed, the problems increased. Despite these problems, Cavin persevered and took the team to unprecedented heights, finishing second on the league table, reaching the semi-final of the Nedbank Cup, winning two Q-innovation standings and playing a great brand of football in the process.
“At the end of the season, Cavin decided that he could no longer continue to work in that environment. He informed the Platinum Stars management that he no longer wanted to remain at the club.
“In that meeting, Cavin got their blessings to leave. They told him that he can go. Cavin's view is that it was cut and dried. The club had given him permission to leave and that he was free to go.
“Cavin feels that he had taken the club as far as he could, especially considering all the problems and obstacles he faced at the club. He is grateful for the support he has had from the supporters and he wish the club well.”