Register Login Scores

Kaizer Chiefs

Fresh Drama For Kaizer Chiefs!

There was drama galore for Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday afternoon, and the celebrations were massive, but at what cost was their win in Cape Town?

Take a look at the drama for Kaizer Chiefs in the gallery above!

Ernst Middendorp's side are making a habit of coming from behind to get a result this season having fought back on numerous occasions in recent months, and today was no different as they battled to level up against Cape Town City having gone 1-0 down to a beauty from Kermit Erasmus.

Read: Amakhosi Exits – Another One Finds A New Home

Just like in their Absa Premiership encounter in August, Chiefs left it late to equalise against the Citizens - this time it was Samir Nurkovic with the leveller - before holding their nerve in a penalty shootout to make sure they progressed into the next round of this year's Telkom Knockout competition.

Daniel Cardoso, who missed a penalty in normal time, stepped up in the shootout and showed his mental strength by slotting home, with Daniel Akpeyi putting in another good performance as he made vital saves throughout the course of the day and then finally in the shootout itself.

While the main aim of progressing was achieved, Middendorp will now be sweating on the fitness of both Kearyn Baccus and Bernard Parker, both of whom had to be stretchered off during the game and may now be doubtful for their next fixture.

It's bad news for the German after he only recently welcomed back Nurkovic, George Maluleka and Reeve Frosler, while Itumeleng Khune is out for at least the next couple of weeks after picking up a groin injury before the international break.

Read: January Chiefs Exits? Six Stars Chiefs Could Cut Loose…

He will be pleased that his three returning stars made it through the tie unscathed though, while Akpeyi avoided a booking and will now be available for selection in the crunch game with Mamelodi Sundowns next week.

Do you think Chiefs deserved their win today?


SuperSport Eliminate TKO Champions


Top 5

Kaizer Chiefs’ To-Do List

15 Jan 28, 2020 01:08 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

UEFA Announce 2019 Team Of The Year, Salah Snubbed

14 Jan 15, 2020 02:46 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

City Back In For Unused Sundowns Star!

32 Jan 28, 2020 01:58 PM in Siyagobhoza

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

18 Jan 14, 2020 12:27 PM in World News

No Chiefs Move For Rakhale?

23 Jan 28, 2020 03:14 PM in Siyagobhoza

Bold New R4m Bentley For Bafana Star

6 Jan 24, 2020 11:00 AM in Show Me The Money

Mogaila And 4 Others Linked With A Move To Chiefs?

27 Jan 25, 2020 03:15 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

'Jurgen Klopp Is A Disgrace'

27 Jan 27, 2020 09:01 PM in FA Cup

10 Images From Chiefs' Win That You May Have Not Seen

1 Jan 26, 2020 06:29 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Shock Exit! Defender On The Move  

12 Jan 28, 2020 12:18 PM in Siyagobhoza

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

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

Mayambela Secures Overseas Switch

5 Jan 28, 2020 03:22 PM in Players Abroad

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

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

3 Pirates Stars At Risk Of Missing Cup Match

13 Jan 28, 2020 11:28 AM in Orlando Pirates