Hadebe enjoying turn of fortunes in Turkey

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Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Teenage Hadebe’s ingenuity continues to get recognition following his second successive inclusion in the Turkish Super Lig team of the week.

The Zimbabwe international endured a difficult start to the 2020/21 season with minimal game time at Turkey side Yeni Malatyaspor. However, the left-footed centre back has been handed starts in the last two league games, and did not disappoint, putting up stellar performances in both.

Last week, Malatyaspor drew 1-1 with Instabul Basakshehir and his outstanding display earned him a place in the best eleven of match day 10. Again, this past weekend, Malatyaspor shocked title-chasing Fenerbahçe 3-0 in their own backyard and Hadebe turned on another fine performance. He was named in the team of the week again.

A few months ago, Hadebe’s management team revealed that they turned down an approach from French side, Amiens.

The 26-year-old, who spent two seasons at Chiefs, had an impressive term in the Turkish top-flight, earning himself a place in the 2019/20 Team of the Season.

The former Highlanders defender’s team said there had been several inquiries from Europe for his signature, but insisted they would only consider a much better offer if he is to leave.

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By FARPost Reporter

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