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Hate me or love me, my numbers never lie - Willard Katsande quotes Cristiano Ronaldo

Former Zimbabwe Warriors captain Willard Katsande might have bowed out of the Kaizer Chiefs setup but that has not stopped him from talking figures. 

The Instagram crazed Katsande is now in the books of newly promoted Sekhukhune and is proud of the statistics that made him an icon at Amakhosi. 

The workaholic has quoted Cristiano Ronaldo saying stats never and lie and the football world shall talk about Katsande in years to come. 

Speaking to well respected football magazine KickOff, Katsande divulged that he had already carved a name for himself and the numbers were visible for all to see. 

"[Cristiano] Ronaldo always says, ‘hate me or love me, my numbers never lie’. I always knew what I wanted and why I came to be at Chiefs, which was to earn a living through football. I came to the biggest team to leave my mark. What I am grateful for about during my time at Chiefs was that my first game was a Soweto derby [the 2011 MTN8 final], which made me aware of the environment that I was getting myself into and how much of a monster I needed to be at that age," he said. 

Katsande gave reference to the MTN8 final because according to him, it is the game that built him even though he performed below par. 

"When I came on in that game it felt like the stadium management switched off the lights only for me, because I saw nothing. I was falling all over the place with the fans on my case. The fans were busy whistling and complaining about why I was signed when I wasn’t even playing at Ajax Cape Town. That time I had replaced fan favourite Shaba [Siphiwe Tshabalala] on the pitch as an unknown," he added. 

Source: KickOff Magazine October 2021 issue

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