Register Login Live

Fan Park

How Khune Set The Tone For Chiefs Soweto Derby Victory

Itumeleng Khune may not have started in the most recent Soweto Derby but the Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper was arguably one of the club’s most influential players before and after the match. Here’s how Itu rallied his troops. Check it out!

While Khune watched on as Daniel Akpeyi stole all the headlines in Amakhosi’s 1-0 over Orlando Pirates on Saturday afternoon, the Chiefs veteran had to settle for a different kind of role in the team ahead of the game.

A part of Khune’s influence from afar came in the form of a series of social media posts where he continuously showcased his support of the team ahead of the much anticipated tie.  

Download The Soccer Laduma Social Media App & Earn Airtime for Selfies!   

Not only was Khune setting the mood before the game, he showcased his class by waxing lyrical about his fellow teammate, Akpeyi’s performance.

Khune also preached about being ‘selfess’ as part of a Sunday Motivation post, with many of his fans in awe of the amount support he had been giving the team while playing second fiddle.

Scroll through the gallery above to see how Khune motivated Chiefs before and after the derby.

Do you think Khune should be starting for Chiefs ahead of Akpeyi?


Top 5

Pirates Linked With Top Signings – How Could They Line Up…

42 Jul 02, 2020 07:00 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Mido, Chiefs & Downs – Why A League Medal Is Unlikely  

97 Jul 03, 2020 11:07 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

22 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Ex-Chiefs Striker's Club Speaks Out

14 Jul 03, 2020 10:03 AM in PSL

Shaba Vs Yeye: Who Had The Hottest Cars Through The Years?

6 Jul 04, 2020 10:42 AM in Stars & Their Cars

Lorch Vs Billiat: Who Had The Hottest Million Rand Car Upgrade?

7 Jul 02, 2020 03:54 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Pirates Linked With Top Signings – How Could They Line Up…

42 Jul 02, 2020 07:00 PM in Orlando Pirates

Shock Messi Transfer Update

32 Jul 03, 2020 07:38 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Date For Return To Football?  

43 Jul 04, 2020 07:07 PM in Siyagobhoza

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

Leopards Make Kapinga Decision Amid Downs Talk

26 Jul 02, 2020 02:19 PM in PSL

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

11 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch