‘Sandile Zungu Should Just Get Over It’: Social Media Reacts to Amazulu’s Plans To Take Kaizer Chiefs to Court

‘Sandile Zungu Should Just Get Over It’: Social Media Reacts to Amazulu’s Plans To Take Kaizer Chiefs to Court

Byron Pillay
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Amazulu owner Sandile Zungu's plans to take Kaizer Chiefs to court haven't gone down well with fans
  • Amazulu are gathering evidence to prove that Kaizer Chiefs approached their player before they were allowed to do so
  • Football fans think that Amazulu owner Sandile Zungu should calm down and focus attention elsewhere

Football fans have spoken out on Amazulu’s plans to pursue legal action against Kaizer Chiefs over their pursuit of Siyethemba Sithebe.

Kaizer Chiefs agreed on a deal to sign the player once his contract with Amazulu expires at the end of the month.

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Fans think that Amazulu owner, Sandile Zungu, should just get over the Siyethemba Sithebe to Kaizer Chiefs saga and focus more on the club. Image: @iDiskiTimes
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Once Sithebe agreed to join the Amakhosi, he was banned from playing for the club again by owner Sandile Zungu, a move that has caused tension at the club, Sowetan LIVE reported.

The way in which Chiefs approached the player angered Amazulu owner, Sandile Zungu, who is now gathering evidence to prove that Chiefs approached their player illegally, The South African reported.

Football fans have disagreed with the actions of Zungu, thinking that he needs to calm down and find some common ground with Chiefs to resolve the matter without legal action needed.

Here's how readers reacted:

Solly L Legwabe:

"Zungu is feeling the pain because Sithebe wants out, he can't afford that talented boy, Zungu just needs attention"

Timberland Gwebu:

"I am a Sundowns fan but this is not good at all Zungu should just let the issue die down and what exactly is he trying to prove"

Tendayi Mudadirwa Greene:

"Usuthu and Chiefs should just find common ground and stop these threats for FIFA bans and sanctions!"

Zweli Shandu:

"You see this man is looking for fame since he is also vying for the chairmanship position of the ANC in KZN so this is a PR exercise."

Vumex Bheleci:

"As a Pirates fan I think uBaba Manzini is just pushing a personal vendetta here.... what exactly is he hoping to achieve, wha=ether he likes or not the player is leaving an leaving for free worse...this hate directed @ chiefs is really unnecessary"

Vuyisile Klaas:

"This guy has anger, yhoo !!"

Nkululeko Radebe:

"If this is really true? Then amakhosi legal team is working harder than the players on the field of play. How many times should they defend the team in a season"

Kaizer Chiefs already have one legal case already pending with the Premier Soccer League, and they soon could be in the middle of another legal battle with Amazulu and FIFA, Sports Brief earlier reported.

Kaizer Chiefs spent most of the January transfer window attempting to sign wantaway Amazulu midfielder, Siyethemba Sithebe, to the club. Sithebe has agreed to join the Amakhosi at the end of the season when his contract with the Usuthu ends.

According to the publication, Amazulu is gathering evidence to prove that Chiefs approached the player before they were legally allowed to do so. Sithebe entered the last six months of his contract with Amazulu and was therefore allowed to agree on terms with another team.

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Byron Pillay is a sports writer and Head of the Department at Sports Brief (joined in 2022) with over 10 years of experience in community journalism and a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School.
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