Jonty Mark
Football Editor
3 minute read
21 Feb 2020
3:25 pm

Can Khune persuade Middendorp he should play against Pirates?

Jonty Mark

Phakaaathi editor Jonty Mark looks at three things to look out for in the Nedbank Cup this weekend, including whether Itumeleng Khune can put in the kind of show that has Kaizer Chiefs fans baying even more for his restoration as Amakhosi number one.

Itumeleng Khune Picture: Gallo

A first proper test for Itumeleng Khune looms Ernst Middendorp has indicated that Itumeleng Khune will start in goal for Kaizer Chiefs in Saturday's Nedbank Cup last 32 match at Highlands Park, but that Daniel Akpeyi will get his place back in the side when Chiefs take on Orlando Pirates in a vital Absa Premiership Soweto derby  on February 29. Some Chiefs fans have been calling for Khune to be restored to the Amakhosi side on a regular basis, after a mistake from Akpeyi helped Maritzburg United inflict on Chiefs only a third league defeat of the season last Saturday....