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The reason why young Siyabonga Ngezana left Orlando Pirates to join Kaizer Chiefs is revealed.

Siyabonga Ngezana and Eric Mathoho
Kaizer Chiefs central defender Siyabonga Ngezana with outgoing teammate Eric Mathoho at Naturena during Mathoho’s farewell.

Kaizer Chiefs central defender Siyabonga Ngezana was once an Orlando Pirates player during his development days.

However, his departure from the club happened after a thrashing from his current club.

According to his Kaizer Chiefs bio, he was part of the under-19 Pirates team that suffered a humiliating 5-0 to Chiefs.

After the match, him and his teammates were asked to leave the Buccaneers.

Fortunately, the then-Chiefs academy coach Arthur Zwane spotted Ngezana.

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The now Chiefs first team head coach explained that he first saw Ngezana in a 3D match at Nike Centre in Soweto and immediately saw a defender.

He later converted Ngezana from a striker to a central defender he is today.

He joined the senior team back in 2016/2017 season from the club’s reserve team.

The 25-year-old has gone to play 123 matches for Chiefs, scoring six goals and providing a single assist.

24 of those games coming in the previous under his former development coach, Arthur Zwane.

He will look continue his impressive form he had in the second round of the previous season.

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