Register Login Live

Kaizer Chiefs

Improved Form, Baxter To Get More Options?

A fixture free weekend is a blessing in disguise for Kaizer Chiefs, with a key player likely to return when they host high-flying Stellenbosch FC.

Cole Alexander has been absent for Amakhosi’s previous two games when they thrashed Chippa United 4-0 and followed that up with another DStv Premiership victory away to SuperSport United last weekend.

The midfielder arrived at Naturena at the start of the season on a free transfer from Odisha FC in India, where he briefly worked with coach Stuart Baxter, now at Chiefs for a second spell, making his transition almost seamless.

Cole had started all seven matches he featured in before his injury, which is not expected to keep him out for too long.

Indications are that with the club not involved in any action this weekend due to the MTN8 final between Mamelodi Sundowns and Cape Town City being given all the attention, it gives the midfielder even more time to recover.

He might be ready for Stellenbosch next week Tuesday at the FNB Stadium, with the visitors enjoying a purple patch and having moved to second place on the log following their narrow 1-0 win over Marumo Gallants on Wednesday.

Baxter is still also waiting for Lebo Manyama, Dumisani Zuma, Leonardo Castro and Siyabonga Ngezana to come off the injury list – but they are unlikely to be named in the match day squad when Chiefs take on Stellenbosch FC.

There were concerns over Bernard Parker and Khama Billiat after they were substituted in the dying minutes the SuperSport match.

But it looked more like their withdrawal was precaution instead of anything serious.

Meanwhile, some PSL players are preparing for life after football...


Money Moves – Local Ballers Securing The Bag As Businessmen

Latest Concerns In Pirates Camp, Possible Keeper Crisis…

Tau Steals The Show On Al Ahly Debut With Two Goals


Top 5

Are Pirates On Downs’ Level? Ncikazi Answers…

71 Nov 29, 2021 01:08 PM in Orlando Pirates

Managers Who’ve Already Been Sacked This Season

Nov 08, 2021 12:26 PM in English Premier League

The 12 Coaching Changes So Far This Season...

1 Nov 29, 2021 04:04 PM in PSL

7 Players Xavi Could Get Rid Of At Barca

4 Nov 09, 2021 01:26 PM in LaLiga

Warning From Baxter On Chiefs Front Three

39 Nov 30, 2021 10:00 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Dr President – Inside Mkhize’s Glamourous Graduation Celebrations

9 Nov 29, 2021 10:42 AM in The Best Of The Rest

Best Friends! Hotto & His Wife’s Cutest Looks Together

4 Nov 29, 2021 02:58 PM in The Best Of The Rest

Maluleka & 4 Others Struggling For Action At Sundowns

55 Nov 30, 2021 05:01 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Ghana Move On From Penalty Drama?

21 Dec 01, 2021 01:29 PM in African Football

21 Goals, 8 Scorers: How Downs Are Getting It Done

20 Nov 29, 2021 11:47 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

BREAKING! All The Ballon d'Or Nominees Revealed

5 Oct 08, 2021 06:33 PM in Ballon d’Or

Swallows Confirm Plan B After Truter Exit

8 Nov 30, 2021 06:58 AM in PSL

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

25 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Khanye: Sometimes I Feel Sad For Billiat & Dolly

44 Nov 29, 2021 11:45 AM in Kaizer Chiefs