Kaizer Chiefs Lucas Radebe

Lucas Radebe having a ball at the Kaizer Chiefs Naturena Village. Image: Kaizer Chiefs website

Lucas Radebe delivers sobering verdict on Kaizer Chiefs

The Chief has spoken!

Kaizer Chiefs Lucas Radebe

Lucas Radebe having a ball at the Kaizer Chiefs Naturena Village. Image: Kaizer Chiefs website

Bafana Bafana legend Lucas Radebe has expressed deep concern at the events unfolding at Kaizer Chiefs.

Radebe isn’t convinced by Kaizer Chiefs

According to The Citizen, Bafana icon Lucas Radebe is concerned by the state of affairs at Amakhosi. Chiefs twice led the recent Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates, only to go down 3-2 against the Buccaneers. Pirates have done the league double over the Glamour Boys this season. Chiefs are likely to end the season empty-handed again after being eliminated from the Nedbank Cup by Milford FC on penalties. Leeds United legend Radebe, formerly of Chiefs, has delivered his verdict.

“Having played for the club, knowing how big a brand it is and not having won a trophy for 10 years, it is worrying,” said Radebe during a conversation with Independent Newspapers.

“It is concerning for such a big club that they have just dropped like this. The fact that they are not in the Nedbank Cup is a big disappointment for the fans and for the club.

“This is what a club strives for – winning trophies and bragging rights. It shows the wrongs that are happening at the club, and there is a lot that is happening that we don’t see, which is a huge problem for me,” added the Leeds United legend.

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Naturena Village in all its glory. Image: Ernest Makhaya


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According to the Citizen, talented utility midfielder George Matlou has struggled to have an impact with the Glamour Boys since moving there from Soweto rivals Swallows. Soccer Laduma believes that Happy Mashiane is leaving because of a lack of first-team minutes, and they’re also categorical about Colombian striker Jasond Gonzalez’s imminent exit. The 24-year-old former Real Santa Cruz man has yet to break his goal-scoring duck for the Glamour Boys and will return to the Bolivian club after his loan spell at the end of June.

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