Royal bought the franchise of Bloemfontein Celtic at the start of the 2021-22 season after a failed and controversial, prolonged court battle to be promoted.
She said that after returning from a trip abroad to find Maduka had left the club, she spoke to the coach.
“I sent him a message and said, 'You know how much I've loved you, and you know how much you've hurt me [with] your decision to just leave the club without even giving me an opportunity to talk, and tell me exactly what happened. It hurts me. But let's put it behind us, let us move forward'.”
She said she did not know if Maduka was pushed to leave by other officials at Royal.
Maduka has joined Maritzburg United.
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