Sign in
Download Opera News App



Former Orlando Pirates Dribbler Preparing For Life After Retirement

Football is usually termed as a short career and this is dependent on various aspects relating to a player. There are footballers who are unfortunately cut off by injuries while others just fail to maintain their careers. We've seen too many tragic stories over the decades related to ex-footballers going broke after retirement and this is usually because of poor planning and bad financial decisions. Professional football as a business is still something new in the country and this means that we are learning as we go.

This star had a decent professional career and was fortune to play for one of the biggest team in South Africa and also spent some time overseas. He has been playing for over a decade and thanks to his lifestyle, he has always maintained his professionalism. He was once a fan favorite mainly because of his skills and ability to dribble which is valuable commodity in Mzansi diski.

Mark Mayambela took to social media to share a picture along with a caption that suggests that he might be headed for retirement. The star shared a picture of what looks like a video analysis session for Cape Town and he looks prime to return to his former side in another position.

He was last recorded on the books of Cape Umoya United in the Glad Africa Championship. His last stint in top flight football was with Cape Town City back in 2020. He is currently 34 years old which isn't that old according to South African football standards, however it is not too early for him to start preparing for the future.

Mark Mayambela will definitely make a good coach in future, this is because of his discipline and more importantly passion for the sport. This is usually the best route for players after retirement, however only a few make it and go on to become trophy winning coaches. This star is heavily experienced having been around football for a very long time as a professional players which will come in handy and teach others a thing or two about consistency.

Please share your thoughts by leaving a comment below. Don't forget to like, share & [email protected]


Content created and supplied by: NkosanaWriteOn (via Opera News )

Cape Town City Cape Umoya United Mark Mayambela Orlando Pirates


Load app to read more comments