Kaizer Chiefs bosses discussing coach Zwane’s future

The Kaizer Chiefs hierarchy is believed to be divided in the backing of current head coach Arthur Zwane according to the latest reports.

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Zwane signed a three-year contract with Chiefs at the beginning of the season and seemed to enjoy the full backing from those above him.

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At the start of the Zwane-era Chiefs made a massive clear out, getting rid of some experienced players, some of which had not been able to lead Amakhosi to any silverware during their lengthy stays at the club.

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A lot of the players that were released by Chiefs were over 30 years old with the majority never winning a trophy while at the club. Besides Bernard Parker, the likes of Daniel CardosoRamahlwe MphahleleLeonardo Castro and Daniel Akpeyi had never touched any silverware during their careers at the club.

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After that, Chiefs invested in players who were either younger or in their prime years, like Ashley du PreezZitha KwinikaGeorge MatlouDillon Solomons and Yusuf Maart to name but a few. With new acquisitions Thatayaone Ditlhokwe, 24, Given Msimango, 26, and Mduduzi Mdantsane, 28, all proved consistent with Zwane’s strategy. But if news coming out today is anything to go by, he might not be at the club to oversee the second phase of his vision as head coach next season.

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According to SABC Sport, Chiefs are actively looking for a replacement for Zwane just one season into his appointment


SABC Sport now understands the backing Zwane enjoyed from management when he initially took over is shaky, with high-ranking sources indicating the club will actively look for a replacement. According to insiders, Chiefs are likely to exhaust all other alternatives in searching for a coach and failing which, Zwane, who worked his way up as a youth tactician at Naturena after retiring, could get a stay of execution…but with a tight leash.” Wrote their website.

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Zwane has led Chiefs to their record number of losses in Premier Soccer League history, with 12 after their 1-0 defeat to SuperSport United on Saturday. The club legend was then escorted by police as Amakhosi fans started throwing objects at him as he exited, in ugly scenes. Is this the beginning of the end for Mangethe?

The South African

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