Lucky Maselesele was part of a group of youngsters who were unleashed during Muhsin Ertugral's first spell at Kaizer Chiefs and he made his debut back in 2000 at the age of just 19 years old. At that time, debuting for a team on Kaizer Chiefs' level was so rare that it was more of a special moment and you were seen to be a future star at the club.
"He was the type of a player that you need to tickle, talented and proud of his ability,"
"I wanted him to always be more focused on the finishing as he always wanted to play more games and get involved in build ups to goals. You don’t find these type of talents anymore, he was very quick in mind."
"A very special talent, I would say around the box was his speciality. It is very sad to hear of his passing. His way was short, but a strong one. I wish his family more strength through these difficult times. May his soul rest in peace." Said the former Kaizer Chiefs coach Muhsin Ertugral.
Lucky Maselesele scored his first Kaizer Chiefs goal in a 2-1 loss to SuperSport United on the 17th of June 2000, he has won the BOBSave Super Bowl trophy. During his playing career, he featured for Manning Rangers, Maritzburg United, Thanda Royal Zulu and Civics FC and went on to retire in the year 2011.
Sources: Soccer Laduma
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