Register Login Scores

Supporters Club

Khosi Nation Puzzled By Xulu's Impending Exit

A massive day in Kaizer Chiefs' history arose on Tuesday; they embarked on a massive spring clean, announcing that 20 players would no longer be donning the gold and black next season. This was largely welcomed as good news by the Khosi Nation; however, supporters are scratching their heads as they watch Siyanda Xulu, one of the 20, head for the exit door...

Many saw Xulu as the next real talent; after all, he has, in the past, been offered trials at Barcelona and Arsenal. On top of this, he featured in more than 80 games for Sundowns and, from the position of center back, scored four goals and provided three assists for the Brazilians.

What happened from there is a puzzle, though. He made only nine appearances for Amakhosi, and even scored a goal in that time (his goal tally was better than striker Bongani Ndulula's...). Many supporters still think he has something to offer the team.

"I don't understand why Xulu is on that list, the boy was never given a chance." – Mavusi_12

There are those who are as disturbed by Xulu's impending exit as they are about the rumours of Ramahlwe Mphahlele's imminent signing for the Naturena club.

"It also surprises me that a player of Siyanda Xulu's quality, a player who is also a so called a 'KC development product', can be put on transfer after just one season at a club ,when you consider how long we kept Morgan Gould even when he was clearly out of touch for all the time he spent at Chiefs... I doubt if Ramahlwe Mphahlele is better than Xulu." – Lebohang848

In fact, the decision to release Xulu is so startling to some supporters that many of them think Xulu is being punished for the infamous own goal he scored on his MTN8 debut (he did go on to score the winner in that match, though).

"Since Xulu scored that own goal in MTN8, he has never played…. Sad for a professional team." – mthimkhulu

What do you think of Xulu's impending exit? Would you have made the same call as Chiefs management? Can Mphahlele replace him?


Top 5

Khune’s Absence From Chiefs Squad Explained!

63 Aug 13, 2020 08:41 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 South African-born Players Who Represented Other Countries

26 Jul 11, 2020 08:01 PM in African Football

Pirates’ Interest In Jamaican International Confirmed

14 Aug 13, 2020 09:26 AM in Orlando Pirates

10 Footballers Who Were Rich Before Football

18 Jul 24, 2020 07:16 PM in International

A Chiefs Deal That’s Hit A Snag…

18 Aug 13, 2020 11:39 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Boost For Chiefs’ FIFA Ban Cause…

29 Aug 09, 2020 11:00 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Report: Zidane Transfer-Lists 9 Players

4 Aug 11, 2020 06:30 PM in Real Madrid

Official: Real Madrid Confirm Another Exit

3 Aug 10, 2020 05:15 PM in Real Madrid

Ronaldo's Agents Respond To Barca Rumours

6 Aug 13, 2020 03:29 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Khune’s Absence From Chiefs Squad Explained!

63 Aug 13, 2020 08:41 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

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

No Goals In 4 Matches – Pirates Coach’s Promise…

7 Aug 12, 2020 04:47 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch