Former Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo was stabbed over the weekend and is currently in the hospital.

Khuzwayo was stabbed on Saturday while attending a sporting event at the Mangosuthu University of Technology in Umlazi, Durban.

A tweet from his official page reads as follows.

“Brilliant Khuzwayo was invited to speak at Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) sports event. Right before he could make his address, a male believed to be a MUT student stabbed him and he was rushed to the hospital. A case has been opened with Umlazi SAPS.”

According to the Police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker, who confirmed the incident, counter charges of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm were also laid against the goalkeeper.

He added that two men aged 23 and 30 are expected to appear in the Umlazi Magistrate Court today, Monday 19 October 2020.