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Bartman joins select group



Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Arthur Bartman joined a select group of players when he featured for the AmaKhosi against Lamontville Golden Arrows on Wednesday night.

Bartman became the third goalkeeper to feature in the Premier Soccer League era after their 40th birthday, joining fellow goalkeepers Hans Vonk and Andre Arendse as having achieved this feat.

He reached the birthday milestone on Monday, and then came on for Itumeleng Khune against Abafana Bes’thende after the latter was involved in a sickening clash of heads that left him concussed.

Despite his age, Bartman has shown no signs of slowing down and with Khune having missed a large chunk of the current campaign, has been an excellent deputy.

Ex-Ajax Cape Town goalkeeper Vonk was 41 years, three months and 21 days when he retired in bitter disappointment in the final game of the last Absa Premiership season when his error allowed Maritzburg United secure a 2-2 draw and handed the title to Orlando Pirates.

Former SuperSport United star Arendse was older at 41 years, 10 months and 12 days when he finally hung up his gloves following a 0-0 draw with

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