Lack of fans at the stadiums is blamed for the disappointing form of Kaizer Chiefs by one of the club’s former players.
Since the return of PSL football in August after the league was suspended at the outbreak of the Coronavirus in March, the supporters have not been allowed to go and watch their favourite teams at the stadiums in line with the protocols to curb the rapid spread of the deadly virus as set out by the government.
Following a disappointing run by Amakhosi this season which has seen Gavin Hunt’s team ending the year with only one win from eight matches and in 13th place on the DStv Premiership log, former midfielder Ntokozo Sikhakhane believes that the absence of the ‘12th man’ might have played a part in the team’s disappointing form and results.
“This thing of not having supporters at the stadiums I think it has negative impact on the team. We know that when Chiefs play the supporters come in numbers to support them and they become the 12th player. I think it’s another challenge Chiefs is facing but I think next year things will change for the better for the team,” said Sikhakhane.
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