‘Killer’ – Its Not The Same
Posted: 2 June 2020
Former Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs striker Katlego Mphela has opened up on how life has been post playing professionally. Mphela, popularly known as ‘Killer’ after terrorizing defenders in his playing days, says life is not the same but he is enjoying it, saying;
“Ja, life after football is different; you have to be hands on, you have to wake up early in the morning you know…You have to be an ordinal person. I am not complaining, I’m enjoying my life; I’m spending more time with my daughter and I’m just enjoying the journey”
Mphela was asked what is different, he said, “It’s not like before where you are sleeping in hotels and enjoy pre-match meals and stuff, its different…not difficult but different’, concluded Mphela.
‘Killer’ represented the national on more than fifty occasions and was one of the most reliable soldiers for the national team, scoring crucial goals at crucial times on match-days. The striker also plied his for Strasbourg FC in France, coupled with stints at SuperSport United and Royal Eagles.
Selebalo Karabo Phasha.