Fans welcome Gavin Hunt’s appointment as new Chiefs coach

Kaizer Chiefs fans (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)

Kaizer Chiefs have announced Gavin Hunt as their new coach for the 2020/21 season.

The former SuperSport United and Bidvest Wits mentor replaces German coach Ernst Middendorp who was fired after failing to win the Absa Premiership title having led the log standings for the better part of the season.

READ: Kaizer Chiefs announce Gavin Hunt as new coach

Hunt had previously denied being in talks with Chiefs management when Phakaaathi contacted him for a comment after Middendorp was dropped by the club.

The four-time league title winning coach, however, was unveiled as a new Chiefs coach on Thursday.

Chiefs supporters, who were unhappy when the club rehired Middendorp, seem to be happy with Hunt’s appointment, with some believing that Hunt will lead the club back to its former glory days.

 

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