Cape Town - Veteran AmaZulu striker Siyabonga Nomvethe has announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 40.
The former Bafana Bafana striker’s contract ends in December, but will remain a part of the Usuthu squad until then.
"It’s time for the youngsters to take over. Football is about playing with the heart," said the forward.
"I have done my part. I am very happy. It is time to say goodbye.
"Thank you to everyone who supported me along the way."
A testimonial match in his honour will be announced soon.