Kaizer Chiefs' lack of silverware in the last two seasons has been blamed largely on their lack of spending on quality players and Steve Komphela has also been blamed by sections of the supporters.
The debate about whether Kaizer Chiefs management are doing enough to make sure that the club is consistent is being questioned. The fans feel that the club should be buying the best available talent in the transfer market.
The biggest clubs from around the world make sure that they buy the best available talent and they also make sure that they get the best coaches to guide those players, and so those big clubs are always winning trophies.
Chiefs fans also feel that they are becoming a laughing stock, because Mamelodi Sundowns have dwarfed Chiefs when competing for the same players. Bobby Motaung's attitude, when dealing with other clubs, has also not helped Chiefs’ quest for silverware and has had the negative effect that the best players end up playing for either Downs or Orlando Pirates when those clubs are competing for the same players. This had made club legends and supporters upset.
Ultimately, it is Kaizer Motaung himself that needs to steer the Amakhosi ship in the right direction and back to the glory days.
His decision to keep Komphela on board shows that he is willing to be patient with their plans, but he has openly admitted that the club has been recruiting the wrong players who are not of the required standard for a club such as Chiefs. Could that be a sign that the club will not be buying the biggest names in the transfer market?
*This article was written by a Soccer Laduma reader and reflects their opinion, not that of Soccer Laduma.