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Chiefs’ Mphahlele embraces role at Amakhosi

Every team needs a utility player. Someone who can cover for another player when the need arises. With players like this a rarity, it is not uncommon to see players converted to play in positions not natural to them. Kaizer Chiefs do not have a utility player, but Ramahlwe Mphahlele has accepted the role has ...

Baxter reveals preference in league title questions

Kaizer Chiefs Stuart Baxter wasn’t quite direct with his response when he asked about his side’s title aspirations after the draw against AmaZulu on Wednesday. The English coach is hopeful ahead of the Glamour Boys returning to action to face Swallows in the DStv Premiership on Sunday.  “I think its different strokes for different folks. ...

Unbeaten Downs Move Nine Points Clear At The Top

Mamelodi Sundowns claimed another comfortable win to go nine points clear at the top of the DStv Premiership, by beating Sekhukhune United 2-0 on Saturday afternoon. Sundowns remained unchanged from their thrilling draw with SuperSport United while Sekhukhune were boosted by the return of their top goalscorer Chibuike Ohizu. The Brazilians were on top of ...

‘Let’s Wait For Ace’ – Makhubedu on Downs penalty

Sekhukhune United head coach MacDonald Makhubedu opted not to comment on the penalty awarded to Mamelodi Sundowns against his team. The DStv Premiership side slumped to a 2-0 defeat at the defending league champions’ home on Saturday evening. There was a bit of controversy about the given penalty in the second half, with further replays ...

Rulani reacts to Onyango’s tough week after red card

Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Rulani Mokwena says the team can’t afford to make mistakes after Denis Onyango was sent off against Sekhukhune United on Saturday. The DStv Premiership champions returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Sekhukhune on Saturday afternoon. The hosts finished the game with ten men after Onyango was sent off in ...

Baxter delighted with Chiefs win over Swallows

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter says he is delighted that his side came away with all three points against Swallows in the PSL despite the poor state of the pitch. Baxter openly criticized the drainage at the Dobsonville Stadium, but the Amakhosi gaffer was really happy with how his side coped with the torrid conditions. ...

Swallows fire Brandon Truter after Chiefs loss

Swallows FC have announced after an emergency meeting that head coach Brandon Truter and the rest of the coaching staff should not report for duty. The Birds were humbled 3-1 at home by Kaizer Chiefs on Sunday afternoon, leaving the bottom of the DStv Premiership standings with just one win so far this season. The ...

Baxter jumps to the defence of Alexander Cole

The much-anticipated match between Kaizer Chiefs and AmaZulu was played on Wednesday at the FNB Stadium with plenty of drama. The Amakhosi frittered away the chance for a victory as both teams finished the game with ten men. Blame has been heaped on Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Cole Alexander why Kaizer Chiefs could not win the ...

Frustrated Benni wants new faces in the squad

AmaZulu coach Benni McCarthy couldn’t hide his frustration after seeing his team drop points for a second straight PSL game. Usuthu played the final half-hour with a man advantage but struggled to turn their dominance into goals before Samkelo Mgwazela was also sent off in the final five minutes against Kaizer Chiefs. “Very frustrating and ...

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