PSL News 6.10.2017 12:30 pm

Chiefs need a winning coach – Mendu

Jabulani Mendu (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Jabulani Mendu (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Jabulani Mendu says Amakhosi need to hire a coach who possesses a trophy-winning pedigree if the club is serious about reclaiming its glory.

Chiefs have failed to win a trophy in the last two seasons, and they were also knocked out of this season’s MTN8 by SuperSport United.

Amakhosi’s failure to win trophies has put a lot of pressure on coach Steve Komphela, with some Chiefs fans calling for his sacking.

“Allow me to express myself freely. I’m not fighting anyone here, but I’m just expressing my humble opinion. We are talking about the brand that wins trophies every season. Every season Chiefs win titles. Look, he [Komphela] is my senior. But I think a winning brand has to associated with another winning brand,” Mendu told IOL.

“I’m not saying Steve is not a winner, but I’m saying right now, Chiefs need someone who knows how to win. You don’t build at Chiefs. You don’t play and hope that next year it is going to be better. You win things at Chiefs.”

Komphela is yet to lift a trophy in his coaching career, having failed to win any silverware with Manning Rangers, Dynamos, Maritzburg United, Free State Stars and Platinum Stars.

This is his third season with Amakhosi, and he is still searching for his first piece of silverware.

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