Mabedi Set For First Amakhosi Test
Patrick Mabedi Will Take Charge Of Kaizer Chiefs Tonight
Kaizer Chiefs’ interim head coach, Patrick Mabedi, will tonight take the lead for his first game as they go up against Golden Arrows in Durban.
Mabedi, who will have a fellow club legend, Ace Khuse, as his number two for the final three games, has worked his way through the footballing ranks, and after spells with the likes of Moroka Swallows and Cape Town All Stars, he’s now hit the big leagues.
Chiefs will be eager to bounce back from their Nedbank Cup defeat to Free State Stars on the weekend, a result that cost Steve Komphela his job, and the Malawian will no doubt have been preparing his side to face a tough opposition who are ultimately fighting for their lives at the other end of the table.
The Amakhosi still have a slim chance of clinching a CAF Champions League place if they can overtake Pirates, although that relies on them getting nothing less than three points this evening.
Mabedi will name his first Chiefs starting XI later tonight ahead of the 19h30 kickoff, and fans will be interested to see whether he opts to keep Komphela’s 3-5-2 formation or look to bring in his own style for the final three matches.