Register Login Scores

Supporters Club

King Khune's Reign Hurting Future Stars

"All hail King Khune!" This was the general sentiment in South Africa not too long ago. Who can forget what the man has done for Bafana Bafana? He once saved a David Villa penalty. He has been capped for the nation close to 75 times, he was also the second goalkeeper ever to receive a red card at the FIFA World Cup. Yet, his most recent inclusion among the nation's elite has left a few puzzled...

It is perhaps not the case that anyone thinks Khune is a bad keeper. But maybe he is coming to the end of his best days? And maybe he is no longer the best available? Some of our supporters certainly seem to think so.

"Shakes claims to be building a team for 2022, but in reality, Khune will be using walking sticks by then." – Kick-Ass.

"Why isn't Keet playing after so many matches for his team overseas?" – Mentashe.

The Kaizer Chiefs shot-stopper has been in and out of his cub side due to a host of injuries over the past couple of seasons and many feel the cracks are beginning to show.

"Shakes called up Khune, who conceded a long shot from Mabena and an MDC player from Jomo Cosmos." Soccer Laduma website user Kdowns said.

It seems South Africans are, for the first time, unsure of who their hero between the sticks is. We have always been blessed with good keepers, from the days of Andre Arendse, Hans Vonk, and Brian Baloyi to Rowen Fernandez and Moeneeb Josephs.

However, now, we don't know which hero to turn to?

Are we holding on to the glory keepers of yesteryear? Is there no new talent between the sticks? Or are we simply not looking in the right direction?


Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

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

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

132 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

Official: 10 More January Transfers Confirmed

Jan 22, 2021 07:31 PM in International Transfers

Chiefs' Plans To Catch Downs

147 Jan 08, 2021 07:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Check Out Moleko’s Farm Ride Flexes

4 Jan 21, 2021 03:10 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Pogba: Rashford & Martial Don't Have Cavani's Quality

11 Jan 22, 2021 08:31 AM in English Premier League

Crucial Injury Update On Chiefs’ Frosler

36 Jan 23, 2021 09:25 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Pitso Remains Unbeaten At Al Ahly After Comeback Win

26 Jan 21, 2021 07:01 PM in Players Abroad

Tau Earns Another Start As Brighton Advance In FA Cup

14 Jan 23, 2021 07:12 PM in FA Cup

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

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

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates