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Mabedi Explains Return Of Forgotten Amakhosi Duo

Sibusiso Khumalo & Edmore Chirambadare Returned For Kaizer Chiefs

By Soccer Laduma - Apr 30, 2018 10:43 AM

Patrick Mabedi says that it was important for Kaizer Chiefs to bounce back against Maritzburg United, and has explained the return of Sibusiso Khumalo and Edmore Chirambadare.

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The Glamour Boys got an important victory on Saturday as they beat Maritzburg United 2-0 to take pole position in the race for a CAF Confederation Cup spot, with Khumalo making his first appearance of the season and Chirambadare getting on the field for the first time since October.

Chiefs now know that a victory on the final day of the campaign against Ajax Cape Town will be enough to secure a CAF spot, and their coach is happy to have secured the result.

He told the club’s official website, “It’s important that we bounced back. We have been through difficult times, but everything went according to our plans today – a big thank you to the players for executing the plan. The system depends on the opponent. We thought that the 4-4-2 system could help us against Maritzburg United and it worked out nicely.

“We played back-to-back games. We decided to give some players a break. Sibusiso and Edmore did well.”

Meanwhile, on the topic of having been thrown into the deep end as interim head coach, Mabedi said, “You have to be mentally strong. However, when I was still playing and captaining the club, you have to be mentally strong as well. So I was prepared.”

“The system depends on the opponent,” he reflected. “We thought that the 4-4-2 system could help us against Maritzburg United and it worked out nicely.”

Chiefs travel to Ajax on May 12th for the last round of games of the 2017/18 season.


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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E May 07, 2018 06:00 AM
I'm happy that sbu played on that match and he did well
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Sbunusempuku Apr 30, 2018 08:03 PM
Would u mind editor to stop writing about Chiefmpazees its boring
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@gunners Joined: 07 Apr 2018
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@gunners Apr 30, 2018 07:07 PM
Kumalo must stay please better release Masilela he's finished
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mosesmu Joined: 24 Jul 2014
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mosesmu Apr 30, 2018 02:59 PM
Edmore add value to the team
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Skeem Sa HDK Joined: 10 Dec 2017
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Skeem Sa HDK Apr 30, 2018 01:53 PM
Yhaa ndunu have a right to spin their wheelchairs in every article, they are league champions.
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The Boss 1 Joined: 25 Apr 2018
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The Boss 1 Apr 30, 2018 01:49 PM
EagleEye!! Yes hope the management get the right coach this is wat we need , Mr Moutang please do not make the mistake to be impressed with Maritzburg Win than you Kip the interim coach , this will be the first biggest mistake of next season , so kindly look out there and bring in a professional coac with Good CV and international experience! KC FOREVER
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Line's Man... Joined: 15 Apr 2018
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Line's Man... Apr 30, 2018 01:39 PM
You don't have to explain yourself Patrick, we know its a FAMILY BUSINESS...
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setlaboswana Apr 30, 2018 01:23 PM
To prove Prof Komphela wrong.
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Ltido@kby Apr 30, 2018 12:44 PM
hehehe another kiwi madoda, Kiwi the junior! every Ex player here wants to be a coach
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Mkhwengxeli Apr 30, 2018 12:29 PM
UKhompela anom'bamba nim'dedele noma ngabe nihlangana naye esontweni. Leyandoda iyok'bona okwabonwa uSawula.
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Denelson11 Apr 30, 2018 12:24 PM
All players there deserve fair chance,next season starting line up should look like this,1khune'khumalo'ngezana'ca rdoso'mphahlele'katsande'ntsha ngase'mahlasela'vincent pule'castro and zuma
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Myaka weliPhefeni Apr 30, 2018 12:23 PM
Dont be scare to say kompela was using favouratism
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Bucsfever16 Apr 30, 2018 11:50 AM
@khosiological : Greetings Cowsi!! so you don't want to see your Zebras coming up against Africa's best teams and possible win the prestigious CCC...ohh it's suprising.
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laqwela Apr 30, 2018 11:45 AM
but guys something is wrong ngoNtshangase ,remember he was a bench warmer at a small team like Baroka and now he is completely out of the picture (I suspect hardworking and commitment is lacking)and he was busy blowing his own trumpet or lets call it vuvuzela on sports @10 one of the good knights
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EagleEye Joined: 06 Nov 2014
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EagleEye Apr 30, 2018 11:43 AM
Get the right coach to take over because there is quality at Chiefs.
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JackKhosi Joined: 20 Mar 2018
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JackKhosi Apr 30, 2018 11:42 AM
@aka4khosi4life I would also like to see Dan holding the reigns at the mighty amakhosi, with the youngsters we ahve we could play Football that is out of this world.
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aka4khosi4life Apr 30, 2018 11:30 AM
Bobby must step down n Kaizer JNR take over, we must take Dance as our coach with 10111 as his assistant or Doc as head coach n Dance as his assistant
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Prinah26 Apr 30, 2018 11:22 AM
Chiefs have got grt quality, all i wish iz to see management going for a strong technical team. Also Patrick Mabedi have to be kept at the club, either be part of the senior or junior team.. I see some quality in him, he understands the game and is nt afraid to tek crucial decisions
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khosiological Joined: 29 Oct 2013
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khosiological Apr 30, 2018 11:16 AM
who said we need/want caf spot?
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JackKhosi Joined: 20 Mar 2018
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JackKhosi Apr 30, 2018 11:09 AM
When is Ntshangase being introduced into the game, The boy could play freely with cover from Maluleke and Katsande. And when is Zuma starting the game, he always proves to be fit for a starting eleven.

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