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Khune For Who? Fans Laud Akpeyi’s Soweto Derby Masterclass

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp’s faith in goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi paid dividends in the recent Soweto Derby as the Nigerian goalkeeper came up clutch with a performance that was much appreciated by the Amakhosi supporters. Check it out!

The Nigerian came under much scrutiny from certain sections of the Chiefs fan base in recent weeks and had the chance to silence those critics in the biggest fixture in South African football. With Chiefs beating Pirates with the solitary goal, Akpeyi grabbed all the headlines.

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Akpeyi earned himself a Man of the Match award in the process after providing numerous match-winning saves throughout the 90 minutes.

As Itumeleng Khune watched on from the bench, Akepyi’s triple save in the second half was arguably his best moment from the game as social media reacted swiftly to his performance against Pirates.

To see images of the Soweto Derby, scroll through the gallery above.

Here is how social media reacted to Akpeyi’s performance:

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