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

Nabi to Kaizer Chiefs confirmation date revealed?

Nasreddine Nabi is the chosen one.

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

Kaizer Chiefs will hire Nasreddine Nabi soon, once the Tunisian has completed his duties with FAR Rabat in Morocco.


Nabi still has several key dates remaining as the FAR Rabat boss. The team has cup commitments in the Moroccan Throne Cup semi-finals on 23 June and potentially the final on 06 July. An announcement could be made as early as the 23rd though depending on the result. Chiefs must still buy out the final year of Nabi’s contract with FAR which expires in June 2025.

The technical team will be shaken, not stirred

According to SoccerLaduma, the Amakhosi board will shake things up at all levels of the club this winter. 2023-2024 was Chiefs’ worst-ever finish in the DStv Premiership. The club is in advanced negotiations with Nabi to become the new head coach. Furthermore, all technical staff have been informed that nobody’s job is safe for 2024-2025. Dillon Sheppard, Aubrey Mathibe, Rainer Dinkerlacker and Bhekumuzi Maluleka are all unsure of their jobs. The same goes for the club’s performance analysts.

Nabi is an entertainer and also a winner

FAR Rabat boss Nasreddine Nabi has reiterated his desire to ‘put on a good show’ for the supporters to enjoy and shared the secret to his team’s productivity in front of goal this term. They scored 65 times in 30 matches, 17 more than any other side in the division. This revelation will be particularly pleasing for Kaizer Chiefs fans, who always demand entertaining, attack-minded football. The Glamour Boys only scored 25 times in 30 DStv Prem matches in 2023-2024. That’s an abysmal record that needs to change. Since when did a top side score 0.83 goals per game in their league competition? Not only is Nabi committed to expansive football, but he’s also a proven winner after back-to-back trebles with Young Africans in Tanzania.

When quizzed on FAR’s scoring exploits back in March, he cited two key reasons:

“The first is that we have high-calibre strikers and midfielders who can give the team a scoring boost.

“The second reason is related to the offensive tendency I rely on. I always focus on this approach in my style, and it is a given that I have adopted in my previous experiences.

“Sometimes I even take risks at the expense of the defence, even if that costs me goals because I am looking for scoring, and these goals are what increase the value of matches and the team as a whole, and the display aspect is also important in football,” he concluded.

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Nasreddine Nabi takes in praise from Young Africans fans. Image: @salimosaid/ X

Will Nabi bring trophies to Naturena?

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