Bradley “Surprise” Ralani has issued an emotional letter as he bid farewell to Cape Town City, a club he played for the past few years.
In an Instagram post, Ralani thanked club chairman John Comitis for bestowing him with the opportunity to play for the Citizens.
CT City confirmed they have reached an agreement with Mamelodi Sundowns over the transfer of Ralani.
The winger will join Sundowns on the first of January 2022 on a one-and-a-half year deal.
“Good Afternoon.Today I woke up with a heavy heart really sad but then excited at the same time,” said Ralani.
“Sad that time has flown by so quick and that it came to this moment where I have to say goodbye, goodbye to a club I will forever call home as it’s my first professional club in my native country that took the chance and believed in my talent, a club that had lil clue of who I was and what I can offer yet still had opened its doors in order for me to showcase my God given Talent.
“Excited that today after four years I leave this beautiful club as a well-known brand on South African shores, excited for the memories created be it good or bad it really built me and made me who I am today as a person and a footballer and therefore I wanna say thank you,” he added.
Ralani, 34, played over 115 games for CT City, scoring 16 goals and provided 27 assists.
“To the club’s Chairman Mr. John Comitis.
To the sponsors. All members of the club. Coaches and former coaches. The current crop of players and the ones from before.
“Last but not least the supporters that have become more than just supporters but family, in good and bad you stood with me (us) and made the journey here even easier, thank you so much for the love shown throughout the years and I will always cherish my time with u guys it was lovely. One love. I am City,” concluded Ralani.
By Tokelo Mokhesi