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JUST IN-Kekana reveals why he rejected Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates

Kekana left Mamelodi Sundowns last year following 10 years with the stalwart club. The 36-year-old midfielder is as of now a free specialist.

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Regardless of having marked a four-year contract expansion a year prior to his takeoff, Kekana has imparted to GOAL precisely why he could never again stay with the club in great heart, while he has additionally spoken with regards to why he chose to join Celtic in front of the 2010/11 season when Soweto monsters Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates inspired by his administrations.

"At that point, I settled on the choice in view of the age. I realize everybody needed to play for the two groups, yet I was as yet not full-grown to the point of managing the strain that accompanies playing for these two groups," Kekana told GOAL.

"I'm a player that needs to win prizes, a player that needs to win matches. The two Chiefs and Pirates were excelling at that point. I love seeing myself play matches. I've forever been my own greatest fan.

"At the point when I needed to leave SuperSport or when the circumstance was permitting me to do as such and considering my structure around then everyone thought I'd go along with one of the Soweto monsters and they were stunned to hear that I needed to join Bloemfontein Celtic," he proceeded.

I simply needed to play football and I would have rather not wind up rivaling the best players in the association. I was 23 years of age, I actually needed to foster myself," he added.

"I believed I can't go to a greater group and battle for game time. There's little space for blunders in huge groups I actually needed to get familiar with the game."

In the mean time, Kekana has uncovered his sensational takeoff from Sundowns was a choice he 'needed to take' in view of the climate at the club.

"It came a season that we won the association. I definitely realized that the time had come. Just on the grounds that I didn't play however much I needed. Just on the grounds that I would be able, and I feel that climate was gradually changing for me," Kekana told GOAL.

"Thus, I settled on a choice then that in the approaching year, I'll shake everyone's hand and leave. It was a choice I needed to take. I needed a superior climate which is what I generally make progress toward. I needed to find a sense of contentment.

"I needed to be where I'm generally myself. That was the most ideal time for me to choose, especially in regards to the climate where I felt it was not so much for me.

"Harmony is the point at which a player is content with everything, the climate. A player needs to play out his obligations and just stress over your presentation as a player," said the Zebediela-conceived player.

"The climate needs to oblige you, assist you with finding a sense of contentment, to be agreeable. I felt at the time there wasn't that and the climate was changing for me. It was the ideal opportunity for me to leave and head off to some place else.

"The climate wasn't what I was utilized to. Obviously, there were such countless changes that were occurring. Perhaps it was simply human instinct, however I saw it coming and I realized it was the ideal opportunity for me to go."



Reigning DStv Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns declared toward the beginning of November that they had come to a genial concurrence with Kekana.

The veteran midfielder left Chloorkop as the club's most enlivened chief having shown up across all rivalries for the Brazilians. He has been connected with a large group of various clubs from that point forward.Kekana reveals why he rejected Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates! (

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