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Image: Arthur Zwane spotted with former Pirates star at Randburg

The failures of the Kaizer Chiefs Football Club over the past eight years have been well documented. The South African football powerhouse has had a difficult time of it over the last seven seasons, as evidenced by the fact that they have struggled to win a trophy during this time period. 

This dry run forced the club to make the necessary changes to their squad and technical staff, and one of those positions was the job of the head coach. The club is one of the most successful clubs in the country when it comes to winning trophies, so the club was forced to make these changes. 

After a string of poor performances, which led to the club's fans calling for his exit from the club, the club made the decision toward the end of the previous season to show their then-head coach, Stuart Baxter, the exit door. This was in response to the fans' calls for him to leave the club. 

Following the passing of the English man, Arthur Zwane and Dillion Sheppard were appointed as the club's head co-coaches on an interim basis for the remainder of the 2021/2022 season. This was then followed by their permanent appointments a few days after the conclusion of the season. 

The two individuals were given their respective positions as head coach and assistant coach of the club for the upcoming three seasons, and as soon as they were given those roles, they wasted no time in firing 12 players and recruiting eight new players for the senior team. 

The overall average age of the Chiefs' senior team has dropped from being well over 30 before Zwane's appointment to being in the mid-20s after Zwane's appointment. This is the one thing that Zwane has accomplished for the Chiefs. 

This demonstrated how much faith he had in younger players, which has been the most rewarding part of his Chiefs coaching tenure with the club up to this point. 

Zwane was spotted with former Orlando Pirates Football Club striker Phumudzo Manenzhe, who is currently working as an analyst at SABC Sports. Yesterday, Chiefs under-19 side was in the final of the Engen Cup, and it was no surprise to see Zwane among the club's technical team present at Randburg, Gauteng.

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