Shabba confirms he is leaving Turkey's Super Lig

2019-05-27 14:06
Siphiwe Tshabalala
Siphiwe Tshabalala (Supplied)

Cape Town - Former Kaizer Chiefs star Siphiwe Tshabalala has confirmed he is leaving BB Erzurumspor following their relegation from Turkey's Super Lig.

Tshabalala has endured a season of struggle with the team as he has made just 17 appearances, which includes only five starts.

Shabba started in Sunday's 2-0 victory over Kayserispor - a match in which he recorded an assist.

Despite picking up the three points, Erzurumspor were relegated in 17th place.

The 34-year-old signed a two-year deal ahead of 2018/19 but it has been confirmed he won't see out his deal.

It seems likely he will return to South Africa in the near future though it is uncertain at this stage whether he will continue to ply his trade as a professional footballer.

The player said on his official Instagram account: "Bidding farewell to the Super Lig.

"Thank you to the Erzurumspor fans for your undying love and support. Thank you to everyone back at home for your love,support and heartfelt messages.

"Blessed to have you guy. The journey continues..."

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