(Source: citizen.co.za) If you ever wondered how Kaizer Chiefs could look like next season, we've got you.Chiefs are working on beefing up their squad so that they will be able to challenge for silverware in the new campaign.It's already six years without any trophies and the Chiefs head coach Gavin Hunt has a lot of work to do as he needs to turn his side into cup specialists again.
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On Sunday night Kaizer Chiefs made history as they qualified to the CAF Champions League quarterfinals following their 2-2 draw against Horoya FC at Stade General Lansana Conte in Conakry.Veteran goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune was one of the heroes of the day producing six crucial saves.Kaizer Chiefs had to come back twice behind to seal the draw.
Kaizer Chiefs showed a never-say-kick the bucket disposition to return from-behind twice and draw the game 2-2 with Horoya Athletic Club at the General Lansana Conte Stadium on Saturday night in Conakry, as they advanced to quarterfinals of the Caf Champions League.This outcome guaranteed that Chiefs completed second in Group C with nine focuses, level with third-set Horoya and four focuses behind bunch pioneers Wydad Casablanca who crushed base spot finishers Petro de Luanda 2-0 in the other game.
Kaizer Chiefs' Saturday 2-2 draw against Guinean giants Horoya in the Group C gave them a pass to the quarterfinals of this season's Caf Champions League Their trusted striker Samir Nurkovic and Daniel Akpeyi were not available for this encounter due to suspension but Amakhosi did enough to secure their spot in the next round.
Kaizer chiefs has just proceeded to the CAF champions league quarterfinals after playing two against two draw with Horoya,for the first time in history of Kaizer chiefs,they have reached the quarterfinals of the continental tournament,though chiefs is struggling in the local league,Gavin Hunt is proving himself to be a better and one of the most decorated coach in the south african premier league as he continues to make wonders with the broken Chiefs.Twice in a row,the former Kaizer chiefs midfielder's predictions went wrong,in the first place,Junior Khanye has predicted that Kaizer chiefs would never qualify for the group stages of the CAF champions league and they qualified,he went on to predict that Chiefs would never make it to the quarter and they qualified.The south Africa's number one goalkeeper had done outstandingly well in the last two games of the CAF champions league,first he came as the substitute against Wydad after Daniel Akpeyi was red carded and secondly he took the game right from the beginning and performed as he used to.The vocal former south African football player Junior Khanye has commented on Kaizer Chiefs' recent game against Horoya,According tho Khanye,Itumeleng Khune has saved Kaizer Chiefs from being knocked out of the continental competition.however Chiefs fans seems to have been ready for Junior Khanye's comments after the game.Well,Khune has done what he was suppose to do as the goal stopper,That's the reasoning of the Kaizer Chiefs fans.every player has got his own responsibilities in the field and Khune has managed to do his job.This is one of the less unexpected achievements that Kaizer chiefs could have ever reached given the fact that they're struggling in the local soccer league.
Written by Sphe J Hadebe It's a glory from the AMAKHOSI family and history has been recorded.Kaizer Chiefs will, for the first time go to play at CAF Champions quarter League after they qualified on their last match that took place Saturday evening.The Glamous Boys was up against Guinea side Horoya Athletic club and put on a fighting spirit to ensure they qualify and indeed result was well received.