His South African club, Kaizer Chiefs announced on its official website on Thursday that a deal had been agreed in Johannesburg.
Musona, who penned a five-year deal with the Germany side will be off to Germany to join his new team mates as soon as his work permit is
Kaizer Chiefs Manager, Bobby Motaung, who accompanied Musona to Germany last month for trials expressed delight at the conclusion of
the agreement, “The negotiations between the two clubs went well without any glitches. Hoffeinheim demonstrated high levels of
For its part, the Germany club which was represented by its Football Director, Ernst Tanner, who had to travel to Johannesburg to complete
the deal said, “We are glad to have signed one of the brightest talents in Africa.”
He also described the “smiling assassin” as Musona was known by the Kaizer Chiefs fans as a “nice” person.
Nigel Munyati, the Black Aces Sporting Director who nurtured Musona’s talent also witnessed the completion of the deal in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Musona thanked Kaizer Chiefs for giving him an opportunity to grow his
talent in Europe.
“I just want to thank the club for providing me with an opportunity to come here as a youngster two years ago. I have enjoyed every minute
during my stay here. Khosi 4 life,” said Musona.
Hoffenheim is a suburb of Sinsheim, Baden-Württemberg. In 2007 the club decided to adopt the use of the short form name 1899 Hoffenheim
in place of the traditional TSG Hoffenheim. A fifth division side in 2000, the club made a remarkable advance to the top-flight Bundesliga
in 2008 with the financial backing of alumnus and software mogul Dietmar Hopp. Musona will join the African legion of stars at the club made up of
Ghanans Isaac Vorsah and Prince Tagoe as well as Nigerian Chinedu Obasi.
He will have to fight for a place in the first team with Ryan Babel, Chinedu Obasi and others.
Meanwhile his ex-club, Kaizer Chiefs has signed, South African international Bernard Parker as a replacement for Musona.