...By Lola Smith for TDPel Media.
Former Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Brilliant Khuzwayo, believes that Itumeleng Khune still has a role to play as the club’s goalkeeper, despite uncertainty surrounding his future.
Khuzwayo acknowledges that Khune may not be the same player he was in previous seasons due to his age, but he insists that Khune’s quality remains intact.
Backing Khune’s Continuation:
Khuzwayo stated that Kaizer Chiefs should retain Khune while they search for a long-term replacement.
He expressed uncertainty about finding a suitable goalkeeper who could convincingly fill Khune’s shoes.
Khuzwayo agrees that Chiefs are facing a crisis in the goalkeeping department, but he argues that the keepers currently at the club are among the best in the country.
Therefore, he believes that Chiefs should persist with them and strive for improvement.
Support for Arthur Zwane:
Amid mounting pressure to dismiss Arthur Zwane as coach, an Amakhosi official confirmed the club’s stance on the matter.
After the recent 1-0 defeat to SuperSport, Kaizer Chiefs’ long-serving Media Officer, Vina Maphosa, revealed that Zwane would remain as coach.
Maphosa emphasized that Zwane is an integral part of the club’s investment and that the decision to retain him is unified within the organization.
Maphosa assured supporters that the club is working towards regaining its former glory.
Brilliant Khuzwayo’s endorsement of Itumeleng Khune’s continued presence as Kaizer Chiefs’ goalkeeper highlights his belief in Khune’s enduring quality.
Meanwhile, Kaizer Chiefs’ support for Arthur Zwane as coach amidst challenging circumstances shows their commitment to the investment made in him and their belief in his capabilities.
Both decisions reflect the club’s determination to overcome the current difficulties and restore their previous success.