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PSL Veteran Decides To Hang Up His Boots

Former Moroka Swallows and Mamelodi Sundowns striker, Mame Niang, has decided to call time on his career, retiring from football at the age of 34.
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The Senegalese forward, who won the Premier Soccer League’s Top Goalscorer award in 2005/06, spent the bulk of his career playing in South Africa, Germany and Norway, although he also had a short spell in Cyprus.
Niang retires having won trophies in Mzansi and Senegal, most notably the Nedbank Cup on two occasions, explaining that he has decided to focus on his family and business ventures after leaving Royal Eagles at the end of last season.
Speaking to the Siya crew, the ex-Wolfsburg man said, “It's been 15 years of pleasure on the field, and now I have decided to hang up my boots. It’s not because of my physical condition or anything, but because of my family and my business ventures. I’ve now got to make up for all the time that I lost in hotels and traveling with clubs by spending time with my family, looking at my businesses and securing my future.
“Of course I’ll miss being on the pitch, but I will still be involved in the game as an agent and maybe as a part-time analyst. I’ll always be around.”
The forward, a player with 112 career goals, explained that he did have offers to continue playing this season, although felt as though the time was right to call it a day.

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