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Chiefs coaches console Ranga Chivaviro in Polokwane. Image: SuperSport TV.

Watch: Chiefs star unhappy with substitution, Johnson says strikers are mad

Kaizer Chiefs striker Ranga Chivaviro has sent a pressure message to the technical team: He does not like to be taken off.

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Chiefs coaches console Ranga Chivaviro in Polokwane. Image: SuperSport TV.

Coaches strive to give all players minutes on the field, but Kaizer Chiefs striker Ranga Chivaviro disagreed last Saturday.

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Having started the game while Chiefs led 1-0 through Pule Mmodi, the 67th minute saw coach Johnson hurl off Chivaviro for Jasond Gozanlez on 67 minutes.

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The 31-year-old from Ga-Kgapane, Limpopo, did his utmost best to cover his unhappiness.

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Asked to share his thoughts on the incident after the match, coach Johnson said the emotional expression is typical of strikers.

“I have to go back to make sure his head is clean because you know what strikers are like,” Johnson said, as quoted by FARPost.

“Strikers are like goalkeepers, they are mad. Sometimes they are mad. They want to score goals because that’s what fumes their football body when they score goals. 

“I think he should have scored one. He had a nice chance, he made it himself as he put it on his left foot but he was a little bit calmer and the right side of the goal was open but he tried to take a snapshot.

“If he should have pushed it in, it should have been a goal,” the Chiefs mentor added.

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