Former Warriors captain Willard Katsande was allegedly ambushed and assaulted by an unknown man in South Africa where he is based, resulting in substantial damage to his car.
The road rage incident happened on Saturday night in Roodepoort on the West Rand, News24 reported.
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The 35-year-old former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder, who currently plays for newly promoted Sekhukhune United, opened a case of common assault and malicious damage to property at the Honeydew police station. The case is being investigated.
According to Katsande’s statement to the police, seen by City Press, the altercation was allegedly sparked by a man in a white Ford EcoSport who showed him the “middle figure” while driving on Hendrick Potgieter and Peter roads. The statement read:
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.
Police spokesperson Lieutenant Kay Makhubele had not responded to media enquiries at the time of publishing.
Katsande confirmed the incident saying, “with due respect kindly note that I can’t comment any further on this matter.”