The Bafana star was arrested on Friday for doing 173km/h in a 120km/h zone in Centurion, but he was later released on bailKaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana captain Itumeleng Khune appeared briefly in the Lyttelton Magistrate Court earlier today (Tuesday) on a charge of speeding.
However, the case has been postponed for further investigation, and the 26-year-old shot-stopper is set to reappear in court on March 6.
Khune addressed the media outside court this morning, apologizing for his actions, saying he hopes to learn from his mistakes.
“I take this opportunity to make a short statement. The matter is before a Court of law, I respect that process wholeheartedly. As far as this incident is concerned, I’m extremely remorseful of my actions,” Khune told reporters.
“I have made a mistake and I will learn from it. As Bafana Bafana captain, I appreciate my position as a role model to South Africa, especially the younger generation.
"I humbly apologise for this indiscretion. I will ensure that I learn from this mistake and become a better person, and role model. As Tata Madiba said, 'Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up,” added Khune.
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