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Ex-Chiefs Star Explains Decision To Retire At 31

Favored with pace and an eye for objective, a previous Kaizer Chiefs striker has revealed insight into his choice to call time on his global vocation with Zimbabwe.

The Zimbabwean-conceived sensation had laid down a good foundation for himself as a fan number one at Chiefs and was one of the club's headliners for quite some time.

Yet, following a troublesome few years for Zimbabwe, Knowledge Musona has reported his retirement on the worldwide stage, cutting down the draperies on a heavenly 12-year as a Warrior. He joins Chiefs aggressor Khama Billiat who likewise hung up his boots globally early this year.

After declaring his retirement on Thursday, Musona posted a message via online entertainment, making sense of his reasons, including club football and conceding the more youthful age the amazing chance to address Zimbabwe.

"It is with overwhelming sadness that I authoritatively declare my retirement from public obligation with our cherished public football crew, the Warriors. It's a choice that I didn't trifle with subsequent to addressing our cherished country for a long time, beginning with my most memorable appearance on March 3, 2010, in a game against South Africa," said Musona.

"My experience with the Warriors has been an unbelievable and remunerating venture that I am appreciative to have the amazing chance to attempt, one that I just longed for accomplishing right off the bat in my expert vocation. I appreciate each second that I spent as an individual from the group."

Musona, who is on the books of Al-Tai in the Saudi Professional League, scored 28 objectives in 49 appearances for Zimbabwe.

“I am retiring to concentrate on my career at the club and to afford my other teammates and rising stars the opportunity to represent our beloved country. Over the course of my football career with the Warriors, I have been truly blessed in both the low moments and many wonderful highlights,” he added.

Affectionately known as the Smiling Assassin, he featured in three Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Zimbabwe. And Musona retires when Zimbabwe is currently suspended from international football by FIFA due to government interference.

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