Tando Velaphi heads East

Tando Velaphi will play his final game for Perth Glory this Thursday night against the Newcastle Jets after the ‘keeper agreed to terms with Melbourne Victory.

Tando Velaphi will play his final game for Perth Glory this Thursday night against the Newcastle Jets after the ‘keeper agreed to terms with Melbourne Victory.

“Firstly, I-d thank to thank the Perth Glory fans for their support over the years and obviously the Chairman, Mr Tony Sage for giving me the chance to represent this club,” Velaphi said.

Perth Glory interim head coach Ian Ferguson confirmed Velaphi would start in goals against Newcastle.

“Tando has done a fantastic job for the club and we wish him all the best.

“He-s been a great servant and hopefully he can finish with a win against the Jets,” Ferguson said.

Velaphi has played 73 games for Perth Glory.