Springbok Captain Siya Kolisi Urges Fellow Kaizer Chiefs Fans to Continue Supporting Coach Arthur Zwane

Springbok Captain Siya Kolisi Urges Fellow Kaizer Chiefs Fans to Continue Supporting Coach Arthur Zwane

Keba Mothoagae
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:12 PM
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  • Under pressure Kaizer Chiefs coach, Arthur Zwane has received backing from the most welcome of places
  • Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, an ardent Amakhosi supporter, has thrown his considerable weight behind Zwane
  • He has urged fellow Chiefs fans to show patience with him as he tries to return the team to the top

Kaizer Chiefs coach Arthur Zwane knows that he can count on Siya Kolisi.

The Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok captain has backed Zwane to succeed in the hottest seat in local football. He also urged doubtful pockets within the Amakhosi support base to do so too.

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Kaizer Chiefs fan Siya Kolisi urged fellow supporters to back Arthur Zwane. Image source: @WorldRugby and @iDiskiTimes.
Source: Twitter

According to The Citizen, Kolisi said:

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“I’m a sportsman and I also go through seasons where things are tough. They’re not going out there to play badly or to lose. They’re working hard every day to be good and sometimes, things don’t work out.
“The only thing I can say to them is that they must keep on working hard and keep on pushing. Fans can be upset as much as they want, but at the end of the day, abafana bokuthula noxolo bazokubuya (the love and peace boys will bounce back). They’ll come around."

The Springboks hammered Argentina 38-21 on Saturday in Durban, though this was not enough to win the Rugby Championship, which New Zealand won by one point.

Chiefs, on the other hand, continued suffering at the hands of the pesky Royal AM. Thwhihli Thwahla defeated Amakhosi 4-2 on penalties in the Macufe Cup on Sunday after the match ended 1-1 at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein.

Embarrassing difference in attendance for Bafana Bafana and Springbok matches starts interesting debate

An awkward photo is making the rounds on social media and is causing a stir.

The image shows the difference in attendance at Soccer City in Johannesburg and Kings Park Stadium in Durban for a Bafana Bafana and Springbok match. A sparse crowd watched Bafana defeating Sierre Leone 4-0 in the 95 000-seater, while the 52-000 seater was filled to capacity as the Boks overran Argentina 38-21.

The reasons as to why this is so made for interesting reading.

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