Kaizer Chiefs Itumeleng Khune

Kaizer Chiefs keeper Itumeleng Khune. Image Source: (@ItumelengKhune/Instagram)

Itumeleng Khune: Agent drops Kaizer Chiefs bombshell

Where will Itu play his football next season?

Kaizer Chiefs Itumeleng Khune

Kaizer Chiefs keeper Itumeleng Khune. Image Source: (@ItumelengKhune/Instagram)

The agent of Itumeleng Khune has provided a seemingly definitive update on the goalkeeper’s future at Kaizer Chiefs.

Itumeleng Khune on his way out of Kaizer Chiefs

36-year-old goalkeeper Itu Khune’s contract expires at the end of the current campaign. The club doesn’t plan to renew his terms now with the player suspended after arriving at training under the influence of alcohol. Sekhukhune have emerged as surprise suitors for the legendary player’s signature. His agent, Thato Matuka, insists that no club has acquired about Khune’s services.

“The engagements with the club about Itu’s future are ongoing. It’s a process, not overnight discussion,” Matuka told Far Post.

“There hasn’t been any offer or talks with any club.”

Khune has reportedly played his last game for the club. He was promoted from the Chiefs development structures in 2004 and made a senior PSL debut for the club in 2007 against Jomo Cosmos. All told, Khune has made 345 appearances for the club and amassed an impressive 151 clean sheets.

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The Kaizer Chiefs Naturena Village in all its glory. Image: Ernest Makhaya


In 18 league matches this term, the Glamour Boys have scored 16 goals. You don’t need a maths degree to deduce that a side scoring less than a goal per game has serious issues. This is not a new problem though. In 2022-23, the Glamour Boys notched up just 32 league goals in 30 matches. It’s a miserly average for a team of this stature. What’s next? There’s a midweek encounter with Golden Arrows on Tuesday 5 March and then a massive Soweto Derby with Orlando Pirates on Saturday 9 March.

SUNDAY: Kaizer Chiefs legend washes his hands of the club!

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