Author: Eliot Mahlase

Nasreddine Nabi has confirmed that Kaizer Chiefs offered him a deal but nothing has been made official yet. At this stage, it is not known if the Tunisian mentor has accepted the Amakhosi offer. The 58-year-old, who is currently coaching Moroccan giants FAR Rabat, revealed Chiefs are not the only club that made an offer for his services. According to reports, Nasreddine Nabi is a favourite to take over from Cavin Johnson as Kaizer Chiefs new coach. His last task is to help his side reach the Moroccan Throne Cup final this weekend. “The South African offer was not the…

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Pitso Mosimane has touched on Kaizer Chiefs’ struggles and the fact that the club needs to be competitive again. The Soweto giants have now gone nine years without winning any silverware. Despite changing coaches every season, Amakhosi have gone backwards in every season and lost ground on rivals Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates. In recent weeks, Chiefs were linked to Tunisian coach Nasreddine Nabi. Pitso was a favourite for the Kaizer Chiefs job last month but the former Downs coach revealed the club never approached him. Speaking to Soccer Laduma, Mosimane said Amakhosi would need good players to compete. Pitso…

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Kaizer Chiefs reportedly want to take their preseason training to Europe next week. According to iDiski Times, there are talks about taking Amakhosi training camp to Europe for pre-season friendlies as early as next week. The problem now is that the Soweto Giants are currently without a coach having decided not to extend Cavin Johnson’s contract. The 65-year-old coach served as interim coach from October until the end of the 2023/24 DStv Premiership. With rivals Orlando Pirates set to take their camp to Europe in preseason, Kaizer Chiefs might look to go a similar route. The Glamour Boys have been…

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Former Orlando Pirates striker Kermit Erasmus is urged to consider joining Kaizer Chiefs next season. The 33-year-old was one of the six players released by the Buccaneers last week. Erasmus has had two stints at Pirates but it was his first that was memorable. Between 2013 and 2016, the striker scored 19 goals in 63 appearances for the Sea Robbers before he left to join French side Rennes. His second stint with Pirates was less successful but he bagged four trophies with the Soweto Giants. Former Kaizer Chiefs winger Junior Khanye said the former Orlando Pirates star might be a…

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Itumeleng Khune‘s contract with Kaizer Chiefs expires at the end of the month but the goalkeeper is not ready to hang his gloves. The 36-year-old broke into Amakhosi‘s first team 20 years ago and went on to make his debut in 2007. Since then, Khune has played over 300 times for the Glamour Boys serving as captain for most of those years. Last year Chiefs announced that the keeper would play in his last season before taking over as goalkeeper coach for the 2024/25 season. In May, Kaizer Chiefs celebrated Itumeleng Khune during the team’s last home match of the…

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Kaizer Chiefs striker Ranga Chivaviro has opened up about jeers from Amakhosi fans and how he dealt with them. The 31-year-old striker has had a tough debut season at Chiefs scoring just four times. At one point, Amakhosi supporters booed the former Marumo Gallants star as goals dried up for the club. Chivaviro signed a two-year deal with the Glamour Boys last year hoping to replicate his Gallants form but things got difficult as Amakhosi failed to compete for top honours. The Kaizer Chiefs striker has opened up on how he dealt with fans and criticism. “As a professional, you…

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Kaizer Chiefs will play Nasreddine Nabi’s old team Young Africans(Yanga) in a preseason friendly match next month. Amakhosi went down 1-0 to Young Africans in a pre-season friendly in front of a capacity 60 000 crowd last year in a preseason match. The Soweto Giants looked poor in that match under Molefi Ntseki and never improved heading into the season. Almost a year later, Kaizer Chiefs are set to play Yanga again but this year, they could have their former coach Nabi on the touchline. The Tunisian mentor is the frontrunner for the Chiefs coaching role. It was reported this…

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Bafana Bafana striker Lebo Mothiba was reportedly spotted at Kaizer Chiefs training grounds this week. The 28-year-old is currently a free agent after his contract with Ligue 1 side Racing Strasbourg expired. According to FARPost, Mothiba was spotted at Natuena village earlier on Friday. The lanky striker, who spent nine years in France, missed the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations due to injury After leaving the French side, rumours emerged that the Bafana striker discussed a potential move with the Kaizer Chiefs’ leadership. Mothiba is currently recovering from a knee injury that kept him out of action for months. Last…

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Kaizer Chiefs should consider signing former Mamelodi Sundowns star Bongani Zungu on a short-term deal. The 31-year-old former Bafana Bafana star announced on Friday that he was leaving the Brazilians after two years. Zungu joined Sundowns in 2013 from the University of Pretoria and won the league twice and the CAF Champions League before leaving for Portugal. ‘Ben 10’ spent five years in Portugal and France before he returned for his second stint at Downs. With Zungu leaving Sundowns, the opportunity is there for top teams like Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates to sign the star. At 31, the midfielder…

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Orlando Pirates will once again return to Europe to play La Liga giants Sevilla during the preseason. Jose Riveiro’s men had their preseason in Spain last year where they played Maccabi Tel Aviv, Independiente Valle and Las Palmas. The Sea Robbers concluded their preseason tour unbeaten but struggled somewhat in the league but were almost unbeatable in cup games. This week Spanish giants Sevilla revealed Orlando Pirates will be one of their preseason opponents. “The first stage of pre-season will take place at the training ground, the Ciudad Deportiva Jose Ramon Cisneros Palacios, with the team taking advantage of the…

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