Register Login Scores

PSL

Reborn Amakhosi Man Confirms Chiefs Frustrations, Pens New Deal

Kaizer Chiefs yesterday confirmed that Kgotso Moleko had signed a new contract with the club, and the player has admitted that it took a lot to stay strong at Naturena. 

Check out Moleko's Chiefs career so far in the gallery above

The 29-year-old has struggled for game-time at Chiefs practically ever since his arrival at the club, however this season is now just three Absa Premiership appearances away from having his most productive season in Amakhosi colours since he made the move from Bloemfontein Celtic.

Read: Breaking - Amakhosi Confirm Deals For Two Defenders

Under Ernst Middendorp, Moleko has managed to find a foothole in the team setup in Chiefs’ defence, and though he has admitted that it wasn’t always easy, he’s happy to have committed to the club until 2021.

Speaking to the club’s official website, the defender said, “This is great news for me and my family… There was a time when I was frustrated but family and other senior players in the team kept me going. It’s about putting in hard work and following the coach’s advice and instructions. I’m grateful to continue to serve the club that I love so much.”

Read: Three Missing As Downs Look To Regain Top Spot!

Meanwhile, his coach is delighted with the player’s commitment to the cause after being on the periphery for so long, saying, “Moleko is on a great turnaround. He did not feature much in the early part of the season. I am happy because of his capacity to give us options. He is not only a player to use on the right position, but he is capable of playing in the centre of our defence.”

Moleko is likely to play his 11th league game of the season on Friday night against SuperSport United and will be eager to show the club why they were right to extend his stay. 

Watch: SLTV: 'Middendorp And Steve Komphela Are The Same' 

‘Huge Blow’ As Key Man Out Of Crucial Chiefs v SuperSport Clash

Is Bibo Back? Absa Prem Return On The Cards…

Breaking: Amakhosi Confirm Deals For Two Defenders

2 comments

Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

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

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

128 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

Official: 10 More Confirmed January Transfers

4 Jan 15, 2021 08:15 PM in International Transfers

Chiefs' Plans To Catch Downs

145 Jan 08, 2021 07:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Official: 10 More Confirmed January Transfers

4 Jan 15, 2021 08:15 PM in International Transfers

Confirmed: Serero Lands New Contract

12 Jan 18, 2021 10:10 AM in Players Abroad

Hunt Selects Chiefs' Man Of The Match, Snubs Nurkovic

41 Jan 19, 2021 07:45 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Revealed: Serero Amongst 10 Highest Valued SA Players

3 Jan 19, 2021 11:45 AM in Players Abroad

Young Guns Sends Chiefs Into Top Eight

248 Jan 16, 2021 06:54 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates