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Fans And Players React Over Hlompho Kekana's Retirement

The news of Hlompho Kekana calling time on his successful career saw plenty of fans and players paying tribute to Gonzalez. 

Let's check it out! 

What's the story?

On both Instagram and Twitter, Hlompho Kekana's former teammates and fans reacted to the news of his retirement. 

A lot of Kekana's former Sundowns teammates took to Instagram to pay tribute to their former captain, while a host of fans stormed the timeline to wish him well and also shared his thunderous long-distance goals.  

Messages from the players

Fellow competitors and former teammates took to Instagram to share their messages for Kekana. 

Scroll through the gallery for some Hlompho Kekana snaps from his time at Downs

Polokwane City baller Pule Tlolane said: "I am very proud to have shared the pitch with you 8... Happy Retirement Skipper." 

Pavol Safranko said: "I was lucky to enjoy time on the same pitch with you, role model."

Sibusiso Vilakazi said: "Demanded greatness over and over again!!! Every great story has an end and it was Great8." 

Cape Town City's Thato Mokeke said: "Enjoy your retirement, you have given the game a lot... much respect." 

Lebogang Manyana said: "May your retirement be as joyful as you baby boy." 

Kekana's former Masandawana teammates also posted messages on Instagram including; Surprise Ralani, Aubrey Modiba, Khuliso Mudau, Rushine De Reuck, Themba Zwane, and Lyle Lakay. 

Tributes from the fans

Fans flooded the Twitter timeline with messages and videos of some of Kekana's special long-range goals.

Twitter user @_yellow_corner said: "Thank for the memories legend @Hlompho_Kekana, enjoy your retirement. 

Twitter user @AndileJnr said: "Thank you @Hlompho_Kekana what an incredible career you had, we will always love you captain fantastic." 

Twitter user @Naledi_Alphane said: "Thank you for all the memories Captain!!! Wishing you all of the best." 

Twitter user @Tumzaza3 said: "Outstanding career Hlompho Kekana. Most successful captain in SA club football. Great on and off the pitch. No scandals, nothing. Just respected the game." 

Here are some videos of Kekana's goals shared by fans: 




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