Bittersweet pill for Kaizer Chiefs fans to swallow

Bittersweet pill for Kaizer Chiefs fans to swallow

Ernst Middendorp, coach of Kaizer Chiefs (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)

Kaizer Chiefs fans have been thoroughly embarrassed in the last four years and it is clear that they will accept nothing less than cup this season. Finishing a season without silverware used to be something unheard of at Amakhosi who built their brand around being the trophy kings.

The first two games of the season have shown some signs of an improving Amakhosi team who can actually mount a challenge and perhaps win one trophy this season. The team is able to grind results and have picked two wins and six points so far in the Absa Premiership. This is a good start by any measure. But there is still some among the Amakhosi faithful who are not convinced. Perhaps it is their persistent hatred for the man in charge of the team, Ernst Middendorp. Some have not forgiven the German mentor for the way his disciplinarian ways...




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