Willard Katsande Left Bloodied In Road Rage Incident
28 August 2021
Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder, Willard Katsande was left bloodied after being assaulted in an ugly road rage incident over the weekend.
Katsande was travelling home, after making his debut for new club Sekhukhune United against Chippa United on Saturday, when he was violently attacked in Roodepoort.
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Exclusive pictures and videos obtained by Kickoff.com reveal that Katsande’s vehicle was damaged extensively.
The 35-year-old immediately opened a case of common assault and malicious damage to property at the Honeydew Police Station.
A male driving a Ford EcoSport is believed to be the assailant in the incident which took place on the corner of Hendrick Potgieter and Peter Road. Read the police statement, according to the City Press newspaper:
(A) white male came out of his vehicle and hit me with his fists on my head. He also break (sic) my right window and right side mirror on my vehicle. He hit my vehicle with his foot on the side.
The total value of the damage is R50 000.
The suspect immediately fled the scene.
Despite the incident, Katsande still featured for Sekhukhune in their 2-0 win at Maritzburg United as an early second-half substitute.
Katsande joined Sekhukhune during the current transfer window after spending a decade with Amakhosi.
The Mutoko born and bred midfielder who is popularly known as Salt and Vinegar recently announced that he is willing to come back from retirement and play for the Warriors one more time.
Zimbabwe is scheduled to play South Africa and Ethiopia in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers and Katsande could be an option in the midfield considering that Marvelous Nakamba, a regular for that position, might fail to come due to travel restrictions.
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