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Hunt Confirms Missing Chiefs Stars For Soweto Derby

Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt has confirmed which players will be out for this weekend's Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates. 

Amakhosi have lost three times to the Buccaneers this season, twice in the MTN8 and once in the DSTV Premiership, and Hunt has confirmed in a press conference that he will have to go into Sunday's league encounter without Lebogang Manyama, Itumeleng Khune, Leonardo Castro and Khama Billiat, who has been out since January. 

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Manyama, who has not quite been at his best this season, will be serving a one-match suspension, while Castro is nursing an injury that has kept him out of the last three matches in all competitions.

Khune is following COVID-19 protocol after attending the funeral of his sister and will therefore not be available for the tie on Sunday. 

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Amakhosi are without a league victory in their last six matches and go into the clash against a Pirates side that has been doing well in recent weeks. Without some of his key players, Hunt's task of trying to finally get a victory over his side's rivals.

Chiefs are in 10th place on 20 points after 18 matches, 15 points behind third-placed Pirates.

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