- Kaizer Chiefs interim coach Arthur Zwane has commented on the current state of football in the country
- Arthur Zwane said that Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs not challenging Mamelodi Sundowns was an indication of the decline
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Kaizer Chiefs interim coach Arthur Zwane is generally reserved with his comments but has spoken out about the standard of football in the country.
Zwane was commenting on the difficulty of finding good players as the Amakhosi look to rebuild their squad.
As reported by Sowetan LIVE, Zwane said there was a lack of quality players in the market, adding that there weren’t many players who could handle the pressure of playing for the Soweto giants.
“Unfortunately, there aren’t too many players out there that have the desire and quality of playing for a team of Kaizer Chiefs’ calibre and the demands that come with the responsibility of playing for this club.
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He added that the club was scouting and doing everything in their power to get the right players to the club.
“It’s a big problem, not only for us but for other teams as well. You can even see our national team is ailing. Once teams like Chiefs and Orlando Pirates are not competing with a Mamelodi Sundowns that’s been doing well for years, the standard of football drops in the country,” Zwane added.
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Kaizer Chiefs will go into their last game of the season against Swallows FC without one of their star players. Keagan Dolly won’t be available for the Amakhosi’s final match as they take on relegation-threatened Swallows on Saturday, 21 May.
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The win also meant that the Amakhosi are still in with a slight chance of securing CAF Champions League qualification, Sport24 reported. The club are in a battle with Royal AM and Cape Town City.