Kaizer Chiefs coach Johnson

Kaizer Chiefs team vs Royal AM at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Image: BackpagePix.

‘I’m not happy’ – Chiefs coach Johnson

DStv Premiership giants Kaizer Chiefs returned with a disappointing draw against Royal AM on Sunday. Here’s why Cavin Johnson is displeased.

Kaizer Chiefs coach Johnson

Kaizer Chiefs team vs Royal AM at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Image: BackpagePix.

Kaizer Chiefs supporters finally watched Amakhosi on Sunday since December 2023, but it was not a happy return.

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Following a six-week Afcon break, where Bafana Bafana won a bronze medal, domestic football was back last week.

The Glamour Boys travelled to the KwaZulu Natal Midlands to battle Thwihli Thwala. It was where a lacklustre performance resulted in a goalless draw at the Harry Gwala Stadium.

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The result left Chiefs in sixth place with 14 points behind log-leaders and champions Mamelodi Sundowns.


According to Chiefs’ interim coach Johnson, his team just did not show any good quality in the play nor the finishing in front of goal.

“I don’t know what I need to say,” Johnson said to SuperSport, as quoted by iDiskiTimes.

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“Yes, we missed very big chances. I think we missed four one-on-ones, Ashley [Du Preez] had four times one-on-ones, he should have scored the goal. We didn’t get it.

Kaizer Chiefs interim boss Cavin Johnson explains why they didn’t want to disrupt their nest during the January transfer window. Image: (@KaizerChiefs/Instagram)
Kaizer Chiefs interim boss Cavin Johnson at the Harry Gwala Stadium vs Royal AM. Image: (@KaizerChiefs/Instagram)

“But did we play well today? No, I don’t think so. I am not happy with my performance as our team, I think our team is a lot better than what we showed today.

“Yes, their goalkeeper gets man of the match, ja, it tells you a lot, but as a tactician, as a guy who sits on the bench, and watching his team play, and watching what his team went through at training sessions, and how they can play, and how they can be more confident on the ball, ja, we didn’t see a lot of that.

“We didn’t see enough of that, in order for us to, yes we missed the chances, but we should have really, really won the game,” the Chiefs tactician concluded.

Coming up next for Amakhosi is the Motsepe Championship side Milford FC in the Nedbank Cup last 32 on Sunday, 25 January, at the FNB Stadium at 18:00.

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