Kapinga pens heartfelt message to Black Leopards


New Mamelodi Sundowns signing Lesedi Kapinga has expressed his gratitude to his former employers, Black Leopards.

Now that the ink is dry on his 5-year deal with the Brazilians, Kapinga has reflected on his two seasons with Lidoda Duvha, as he looks forward to the future with the Tshwane club.

“The past 2 seasons at Black Leopards FC have been possibly the happiest of my life,” wrote Kapinga in an Instagram post.

“I only have feelings of gratitude towards everyone at club especially the Chairman, Mr (David) Thidiela and his family. I have had fabulous teammates on the field and in the dressing room & I have felt the warmth of the incredible supporters. To the many people who supported me, advised & coached me, *Ndo livhuwa nga maanda (thank you very much in Venda).

“To the two men who have guided my career, KE A LEBOGA: My mentor and Dad, Mr. Lordwick Makhura from Dondol Stars FC where everything started in the ABC Motsepe League.
My humble & longtime agent/business manager, Ntate Moses Mudau, thanks for putting me first.

“I ask everyone, especially supporters at Black Leopards, to please understand me on my growth to excel on a different platform.

“Though I faced many obstacles and challenges as a player & adapting to the premier league and lifestyle, through the grace of God and support from my wonderful team mates, I was able to adjust. NDZI KHENSE NGOPFU (thank you very much in Tsonga).

“The time has come for a new cycle. I’m very excited for the opportunity that Mamelodi Sundowns has given me & looking forward to this new exciting challenge and to work best le Bafana Ba Style – Masandawana.

“👆🏽 Truly The Sky Is The Limit 👆🏽.”

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