Former African Wanderers, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates striker, Phumlani Mkhize, is carving out a coaching career for himself, having retired from the game recently.
Mkhize, who earned one Bafana Bafana cap during his playing days, rose to prominence at African Wanderers, causing havoc together with the likes of Sibusiso Zuma and Siyabonga Nomvethe.
His talent caught the attention of the likes of Bucs and Chiefs, although failed to live up to his billing.
He last played for Malanti Chiefs in Swaziland, whom he joined from Vodacom League side Abaqulusi. Last year, reports emerged that he had fallen on hard times, but it seems that the 37-year-old is determined to give back to the game in a coaching capacity.
The former player, who was affectionately known as ‘BMX’, told the Siya crew, “I like my privacy. Where did you get my number? But yeah, I’m done with playing football now and I’m going into coaching.
"In fact, there is something that is in the pipeline and there are people I’m meeting today to finalise the deal,” he concluded.
By: Lunga Adam
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