'I shook off the fans'

We all remember how hostile Kaizer Chiefs' fans used to be against "Mazinyo.Com" before he returned to his native land, Germany.

We all remember how hostile Kaizer Chiefs' fans used to be against "Mazinyo.Com" before he returned to his native land, Germany.

On arrival abo ndabazabantu pounced on him.

Ernst Middendorp related to them how tough life was at Naturena. But one reporter who was aware that after winning a cup competition, the German was for sometime regarded as hero.

Probing further he asked: "Were the fans not behind you all the way?"

Middendorp, who clearly misunderstood the question, went on: "They were right behind me, all right.

"But I managed to shake them off on my way to the OR Tambo International Airport!"

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