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All Over: Castro’s Debut Amakhosi Season Is Finished

Kaizer Chiefs Fans Won't See Leo Castro Again This Season

By Soccer Laduma - Apr 25, 2018 01:00 PM
Leonardo Castro’s debut season at Kaizer Chiefs has come to a disappointing end, with the Colombian set to play no further part for the club.
 
Castro was shown a straight red card for a dangerous tackle on Trevor Mathiane in the early stages of Chiefs’ clash with Golden Arrows, with the Amakhosi going on to lose 3-1 as they succumbed to straight defeats for the first time in a year. 
 
 
The 28-year-old’s dismissal means that he will have to miss Chiefs’ final two games – against Maritzburg United and Ajax Cape Town – and will only be able to return to the squad once the 2018/19 season gets underway later this year.
 
Since signing from Sundowns in January, Castro has made 15 appearances for the Glamour Boys, scoring three goals and notching one assist, a record that he will be unhappy with, given the hype that surrounded his move from Chloorkop.
 
Interim head coach, Patrick Mabedi, will now have to look to the likes of Ryan Moon and Gustavo Paez to lead the line for the last two matches, but whoever comes in as Steve Komphela’s long-term replacement will be eager to have Castro firing on all cylinders when the Absa Premiership resumes next season.
 
Meanwhile, Chiefs have Daniel Cardoso, Kgotso Moleko and Joseph Molangoane on one yellow away from suspension and at risk of missing the final game of the season next month.   
 

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Mokokomane Joined: 20 Mar 2018
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Mokokomane Apr 26, 2018 06:58 PM
The team is so demoralised. Look at how Khune, Shabba and Cardosso are dragging themselves on the field these days. Spectators don't really understand how players can get badly affected when fans misbehave.
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Derrick.com Joined: 23 Aug 2016
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Derrick.com Apr 25, 2018 04:43 PM
Chiefs must sell this thing.
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Schakos Joined: 08 Aug 2014
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Schakos Apr 25, 2018 04:23 PM
I still dont understand why Castro was so reckless when there was no danger looming
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setlaboswana Apr 25, 2018 03:37 PM
@PHAZAMISA AKA NGOZI THE RETURN, my man, some of the things are obvious, family business have declared a complete overhaul which means a large number of their employees, including players, will be dismissed. Who are they going to recruit? Free agents, you know free agents don't win trophies.
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Dangerous when provoked Joined: 27 Oct 2016
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Dangerous when provoked Apr 25, 2018 03:35 PM
He deliberately did that because he will ask to go home and come back when the season starts. That's what he was doing at Sundowns. Always home sick.
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MSANDROTIC Apr 25, 2018 03:21 PM
Hard luck boy
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PHAZAMISA AKA NGOZI THE RETURN Joined: 24 Mar 2017
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PHAZAMISA AKA NGOZI THE RETURN Apr 25, 2018 03:15 PM
@setlaboswana ......u seem to know a lot abt the future are u perhaps a Prophet or Inyanga????
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KingKosi Joined: 06 Mar 2018
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KingKosi Apr 25, 2018 03:12 PM
@PHAZAMISA AKA NGOZI THE RETURN Agreed Khosi, Castro does have some class abt him nd I like de aggression too. If the new coach can pair him with Dumisani in the main with Paez as an alternative.
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kadish Apr 25, 2018 03:05 PM
Chimpanzees don't listen when we say Castro is ill-disciplined look now he accumulated red card so that he can leave early before the season end and still he will extend his stay before he resume new season training.
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JackKhosi Apr 25, 2018 03:03 PM
Rats supporters were the ones invading the pitch @ Moses Mabhida and one of them has been arrested....."The family of one of the man arrested during Saturday’s riots at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban have revealed that he is actually an Orlando Pirates fan and would not have been aggrieved by the embarrassing score line." He he he These Rats are really cable eaters. I also saw a Dunu fan on the filed
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@SCHUSTE Apr 25, 2018 02:28 PM
He was annoyed just because Khompela once told them that the League is theirs than now he is gone but still no sign for the League kikikikikiki
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Ltido@kby Apr 25, 2018 02:16 PM
Castro aya kwini? Look at him now, he will soon be a Gabuza who went to a private school. at Chimpanzees strikers play aa defenders, now instead of getting the ball he is the one collecting the ball to supply teammates, yho. . this is what killed Ndoro at Rats. killing strikers, then call them cows
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LeCowhlohlo Apr 25, 2018 02:13 PM
Waitsi marketing is a stressful, once you see you are desperate you end up admitting everything, even though you know is not easy for everyone to do.
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LeCowhlohlo Apr 25, 2018 02:08 PM
He was busy running nude here he promise chips faithfools false hopes that he know what chips management want from him. How many goals did he scored since his arrival?
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setlaboswana Apr 25, 2018 02:07 PM
@PHAZAMISA AKA NGOZI THE RETURN, the worst is yet to come, family business will take the next 5 years assembling Free Agents who will offer nothing to their useless club.
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indidane Apr 25, 2018 01:58 PM
Tr0phyless debut seas0n
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chiefs is useless Joined: 11 Jul 2016
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chiefs is useless Apr 25, 2018 01:52 PM
Booby must demand he money back ,he was scammed day light ...this cowstro is finished
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Myaka weliPhefeni Apr 25, 2018 01:51 PM
Next season his gonna cum back wth a fullforce
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The Boss 1 Apr 25, 2018 01:50 PM
KC JUST NEED A PROFETIOAL COACH !! VIVA KC FOREVER
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setlaboswana Joined: 20 Mar 2012
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setlaboswana Apr 25, 2018 01:44 PM
Yes, he is suspended for two games for trying to prove he can do better than Sirino.

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