Register Login Live

Kaizer Chiefs

Hunt Talks Area Of Focus For Chiefs

Following another Soweto Derby defeat, Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt says they will regroup as he highlights an area of concern in his side. 

Read: Chiefs Boss Explains Surprising Ngcobo Decision

Amakhosi suffered a 2-1 loss to Orlando Pirates in their DStv Premiership clash at the weekend, a third straight match where they’ve come second best this season against their bitter rivals after the 5-0 aggregate defeat late last year in the two-legged MTN8 semifinals tie. 

But there are improvements – like in central defence where Hunt has a few more options now with key players returning from injuries of personal matters. 

Reeve Frosler is available again after two months out injured, Erick Mathoho could not be selected having taken time off to bury his father and subsequently had to quarantine for 10 days because he attended a funeral during Covid-19, while Ramahlwe Mphahlele could return for a cup game. A hamstring injury kept him on the sidelines last month.

Chiefs host Richards Bay in Nedbank Cup opening round on Sunday and Hunt has a good headache in picking his back four.

“I will do what I see in front of me. I can’t really do too much. We’ve obviously got Reeve now back, which also gives you another situation.” Hunt told journalists.  

“But we have missed Rama the last three or four games and I had brought him in there (centreback) to start and we needed that. He has done well and we need him back. I don’t know if he will be fit for the next game, but those are the things we will have to see in the week as we go along.”

Read: Latest On R2m Fraud Charges At Topflight Club

The coach still believes the midfield can improve.

“That is one area where we have to make decisions, but also in the centre of midfield. We need to get that more stable as well. The rest is what we got, but in that area we need to get better,” Hunt explained.

Story by @superjourno

Check out Chiefs' exclusive Soweto Derby action pictures!


City Deflect Pirates Interest In Top Target

Coach Pitso Showers Al Ahly Gifts All The Way From Egypt

Baxter Fired After Shock 'Rape' Comments


Top 5

In Numbers: Dolly’s Chiefs Masterclass

83 Oct 18, 2021 08:25 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Pictures: How Messi Celebrated First PSG Goal

6 Sep 29, 2021 08:28 AM in UEFA Champions League

Patient Kwanda Comments On 'Tough' Bucs Debut

7 Oct 18, 2021 12:41 PM in Orlando Pirates

Players Clubs Can Still Sign For Free

1 Oct 01, 2021 10:28 AM in International

Rulani Slams Bafana: There’s No Data!

96 Oct 18, 2021 02:25 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Royal AM’s MaMkize Stuns With R2.2 Million Exotic BMW Flex

6 Oct 21, 2021 02:00 PM in Show Me The Money

Report: Messi Wants PSG Teammate Gone

12 Oct 22, 2021 08:27 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Awwwww! 10 Of Bvuma & His Wife’s Cutest Moments Together

Oct 21, 2021 06:00 PM in Footballers & Chill

New: The 10 Highest-Ranked African Nations In FIFA Rankings

Oct 21, 2021 10:53 AM in African Football

Royal Ride - Mpisane’s R5 Million Mega Lambo Flexes

1 Oct 20, 2021 10:00 AM in Show Me The Money

The Cost Of Not Hosting 'The Big Three'

31 Oct 18, 2021 04:12 PM in PSL

BREAKING! All The Ballon d'Or Nominees Revealed

5 Oct 08, 2021 06:33 PM in Ballon d’Or

Dolly’s Chiefs Transformation Explained

16 Oct 18, 2021 10:56 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

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

Pitso Breaks Silence Following R54m Contract Agreement

23 Oct 18, 2021 04:04 PM in Players Abroad