As previously reported, we know that Mamelodi Sundowns has confirmed that Kennedy Mweene will hang up his boots officially to take over a new role at the club. A position said to be encouraged by Steve Komphela.
At 39 years old Mweene has done and seen it all and there is no disputing him as a legend of the game. The Zambian born is to be elevated to club goalkeeper coach and will be assisting coach Wendell Robinson. Mweene confirmed he will start coaching courses to get his badge and will be ready to be part of the club technical team for first team but will probably start by also doing some work at junior level.
“I am happy that the club afforded me the space to continue at a higher level of the game and will be looking forward to imparting my knowledge of the game to the up and coming generation,” Mweene expressed to Thisisfootball.Africa.
“It is like a dream come true for me as I had already planned to do exactly this, and I thanked God that the club created the opportunity for me, and I am indebted to them “.
“It is so heart-warming to be treated highly by people you served so well and hopefully this will also trigger something positive back home and that it will be seen as important to serve beyond playing time and continue to serve the country”.
The veteran goalkeeper is known for also being penalty specialist during his time for the Zambian National team and a great captain at Free State Stars as well.
He has been working with coach Steve Khompela for a while now and he is said to have been the one who encouraged him to pursue coaching beyond his playing years as he rates him for his skill, discipline and valuable experience.