PSL

Faty blames witchcraft for heart issues

2017-01-02 18:45
Papy Faty (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Former Bidvest Wits star Papy Faty partly blames witchcraft for the reported heart problem he was diagnosed with which led to the club's decision to terminate his contract in September last year.

The 26-year-old central midfielder collapsed twice in 2016 for the Clever Boys - once in a friendly match and the second time in a Premiership encounter.

After a number of medical tests, Wits decided to part ways with the Burundi international over concerns about his heart.

However, Faty is refusing to retire from football and is keen to resume his career as soon as possible. In addition, he has blamed some level of sorcery for his supposed health issues.

"I don't believe I have a heart condition. I have been to different doctors and they tell me different stories," he told KickOff.

"What was funny was that when I looked up at someone in the straight in the eye, I was fine, yet when I looked up I felt dizzy.

"I knew from that day that this was witchcraft because the first time I collapsed my training jersey disappeared after I changed in the dressing room.

"I think things are going to be fine. This was not a heart condition, but some kind of witchcraft. Whoever is behind this witchcraft will get burnt."

The publication reports that Faty has interest in his services from a number of teams in North Africa and the USA. They add that he could be ready to resume his career this year.

Read more on:    soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Polokwane City, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v AmaZulu FC, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Orlando Pirates, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Cape Town City FC v Platinum Stars, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Kaizer Chiefs v SuperSport United, FNB Stadium 19:30
Free State Stars v Wits, Goble Park 19:30
Maritzburg United v Ajax Cape Town, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Golden Arrows v Bloemfontein Celtic, Princess Magogo Stadium 19:30
Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Free State Stars v Mamelodi Sundowns, Goble Park 19:30
AmaZulu FC v Maritzburg United, King Zwelithini Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Baroka FC, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Ajax Cape Town, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.