Register Login Scores

Get Published

Perfect Time For Chiefs Revamp?

Chiefs have experienced a tough campaign as they failed to defend their Absa Premiership title whilst also losing out on two finals, the MTN8 to Ajax Cape Town and the TKO to the current log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns.

Amakhosi are trailing to Sundowns with a massive 13 points and 7 games to go, making it highly improbable for them to catch up with Sundowns, who are in fine form, but also suffered a 1-0 home defeat to ASEC Mimosas in the CCL. Their chances seem quite unlikely in the competition.

With the frequently used squad showing no signs of hunger in winning matches after losing 4 consecutive matches , this could be the right time for Steve Komphela to try new permutations and bring in players who've seen less game time. They can give them the chance to show what they can offer. Not losing focusing on remaining in the top four, Komphela should try and prepare for the next season with the remaining games and try to build a new team that will compete for trophies when the following season starts, because the current players are not showing any improvement.

With no pressure on Amakhosi, I think it is the right time for the team to make some changes in the squad as the current players' form is deteriorating towards the end of the season, and  at least this would count as one massive achievement for Chiefs. Building a new team for the upcoming season rather than focusing on players who are not showing signs of improvement will be good for the club.

Should chiefs start building now?

*This article was written by a Soccer Laduma reader and reflects their opinion, not that of Soccer Laduma.


Chiefs & Pirates To Battle It Out For Sangweni


Top 5

10 Images Of The Weekend’s Nedbank Cup Action

7 Feb 24, 2020 09:15 AM in Nedbank Cup

The Highest-Paid Players In Europe Revealed

21 Feb 11, 2020 07:14 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Mosimane Explains Gripe With MDC

26 Feb 24, 2020 01:30 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Man City Could Be Relegated To League Two

54 Feb 17, 2020 06:28 PM in English Premier League

Chiefs’ Middendorp: We Couldn’t Unlock Them

81 Feb 24, 2020 11:36 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Bucs Stars Dazzle In Pule’s Mashonisa

16 Feb 24, 2020 11:00 AM in Drip, Style & Swag

Lambo, Bentley, Now Rolls Royce Next On The Agenda For Ndlovu?

4 Feb 26, 2020 02:30 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Pogba Makes Liverpool Admission

21 Feb 25, 2020 10:32 AM in Manchester United

10 Of Ronaldo's Cheapest Cars, Including A R2m Bentley & R1.2m Audi

4 Feb 25, 2020 03:01 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Middendorp Tells All: Makaringe’s Promise To Join Chiefs

39 Feb 27, 2020 05:31 PM in Soweto Derby

Middendorp Feels Chiefs Deserved A Penalty

30 Feb 24, 2020 04:28 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

PSL Confirm Date And Time For Nedbank Cup QF Draw

16 Feb 24, 2020 03:12 PM in Nedbank Cup

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

29 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

3 Big PSL Contracts Being Discussed…

10 Feb 24, 2020 02:43 PM in PSL