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May 18, 2020 - 01:12 pm
By Soccer Laduma

Bidvest Wits right-back, Zitha Macheke, shared his football story with SLTV in this insightful exclusive.

From an early age, his football influence was his father, as he recalls memories of going to the field in Meadowlands to watch and to play the beautiful game.

As he was introduced to the game at the age of seven, and his career only really took off after high school when he was scouted by Kaizer Chiefs development head coach, Arthur Zwane.

After impressing at U19 level, find out what happened once the combative defender received his first professional contract with Amakhosi in 2014 and how former teammate and Bafana Bafana midfielder, Reneilwe Letsholonyane, helped him throughout his career.

During this fascinating interview, Macheke also said…

  • "I think I’m one of the fortunate youngsters…"
  • "I really learned a lot from them…"
  • "I think you get inspired…"
  • "I started my career playing for Meadowlands Hotspurs…"

Do you think that 26-year-old will stay at the Clever Boys once the season ends?

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