Register Login Scores

Kaizer Chiefs

Chiefs Icon Favourite To Become Hunt’s No.2?

A Kaizer Chiefs icon is understood to be set for a return to Naturena as an assistant to Gavin Hunt, who is in pole position for the vacant head coach position.

Doctor Khumalo could be set for a sensational comeback following last week’s decision by the club to part ways with Ernst Middendorp and Shaun Bartlett, leaving goalkeeper coach Lee Baxter as the only surviving member of the technical team.

Read: Middendorp In Pole Position To Land Another PSL Job...

According to Siya sources, Amakhosi are in advanced talks with Hunt for him to permanently replace Middendorp, and indications now are that Khumalo could be part of his backroom staff – making this the third time he is an assistant at Naturena.

Khumalo was Stuart Baxter’s assistant coach between 2012 and 2015, he also remained in a similar capacity when Steve Komphela took over five years ago.

The 53-year-old then moved to Baroka FC as the technical director at the start of the 2017/2018 season, which ended in him become the interim coach and saving the club from being relegated and subsequently moving on.

When contacted by the Siya crew about his possible return to Naturena, the former Bafana Bafana midfielder said no one from Chiefs had discussed anything with him.

Read: Hunt & Chiefs - An Update!    

There are SIX coaches that could rival Hunt for the Chiefs job - have a look! 

Celtic Can't Prevent Downs' Treble! You Choose The Headline

Breaking: Gordinho Signs Abroad

Chiefs Coaching Chase! The Fans Weigh In...


Top 5

8 Of Chiefs' Most Embarrassing Defeats In The Premiership

80 Sep 20, 2021 03:29 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

12 Players Who Still Don't Have Clubs

10 Sep 02, 2021 12:30 PM in International

Motshwari Arrest Latest: Police Update On Bucs Star

30 Sep 21, 2021 01:09 PM in Orlando Pirates

Club Wants To Sign Messi?

1 Sep 17, 2021 02:27 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Messi Unhappy In Paris?

20 Sep 16, 2021 06:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Ronaldo Breaks Zlatan's Incredible Record

5 Sep 20, 2021 09:28 AM in Cadbury

Grealish Reacts To Pep Shouting At Him

1 Sep 16, 2021 08:13 PM in UEFA Champions League

Irked Mbele Refuses To Comment on Mhango Nightclub Reports

34 Sep 20, 2021 04:22 PM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

21 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Breaking: Crisis Talks At Swallows!

14 Sep 20, 2021 03:34 PM in Siyagobhoza

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

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

Baxter Blasted For Apologising

118 Sep 21, 2021 07:10 AM in Kaizer Chiefs