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Saleng in the Soweto Derby. Image: © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Kaizer Chiefs explain the absence of key trio

Kaizer Chiefs were without three key stars for their defeat to AmaZulu. Now-departed Molefi Ntseki has explained why.

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Saleng in the Soweto Derby. Image: © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Kaizer Chiefs were without a key trio for their Carling Knockout Cup defeat to AmaZulu.

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Kaizer Chiefs explain absences

Brandon Petersen, Sifiso Hlanti and Ashley Du Preez were nowhere to be seen when Chiefs went down to AmaZulu at the weekend. Now-departed Molefi Ntseki has accounted for all three. Ntseki stated that Hlanti and Petersen hadn’t recovered from injuries sustained before the FIFA break, while Du Preez picked up a knock during preparations for the match against Usuthu. All three are still doubts for the club’s match away to Golden Arrows on Saturday 28th October.

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Du Preez in fine form. Image: iDiski Times

JUNIOR KHANYE SAW THE WRITING ON THE WALL

meanwhile, 38-year-old former Chiefs star Junior Khanye said the club was heading in the wrong direction when they appointed Molefi Ntseki. He went so far as to say that the former Bafana boss wouldn’t make it to Christmas. He turned out to be right.

“Why did Chiefs appoint Ntseki as a head of technical and youth development when they made Arthur head coach?” Khanye asked in an interview with FARPost.

“Where does he get the experience to take out the best of players at an early age? Ensure that young and exciting players are promoted,” he said in July.

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Former Kaizer Chiefs winger Junior Khanye. Image: iDiski TV

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