Kaizer Chiefs Itumeleng Khune Man United

Itumeleng Khune admits to being impressed by Jose Riveiro following their success in the Carling All Star clash. Image Source: (@ItumelengKhune/Instagram)

Surprise suitor emerges for the signature of Chiefs legend Khune

Sekhukhune are keen on Khune.

Kaizer Chiefs Itumeleng Khune Man United

Itumeleng Khune admits to being impressed by Jose Riveiro following their success in the Carling All Star clash. Image Source: (@ItumelengKhune/Instagram)

Kaizer Chiefs will wave goodbye to Itumeleng Khune in June. Where is he headed?

KHUNE: Agent drops Kaizer Chiefs bombshell


Itumeleng Khune on his way out of Kaizer Chiefs

36-year-old goalkeeper Itu Khune’s contract expires at the end of the current campaign. The club doesn’t plan to renew his terms now with the player suspended after arriving at training under the influence of alcohol. Sekhukhune has emerged as a surprise suitor for the legendary player’s signature. His agent, Thato Matuka, insists that his future is still being discussed.

“The engagements with the club about Itu’s future are ongoing. It’s a process, not overnight discussion,” Matuka told Far Post.

“There hasn’t been any offer or talks with any club.”

Khune has reportedly played his last game for the club. He was promoted from the Chiefs development structures in 2004 and made a senior PSL debut for the club in 2007 against Jomo Cosmos. All told, Khune has made 345 appearances for the club and amassed an impressive 151 clean sheets.


Another massive week is on the horizon

In 18 league matches this term, the Glamour Boys have scored 16 goals. You don’t need a maths degree to deduce that a side scoring less than a goal per game has serious issues. This is not a new problem though. In 2022-23, the Glamour Boys notched up just 32 league goals in 30 matches. It’s a miserly average for a team of this stature. What’s next? There’s a midweek encounter with Golden Arrows on Tuesday 5 March and then a massive Soweto Derby with Orlando Pirates on Saturday 9 March.

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

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