The complete group need to be assisting Akpeyi, inclusive of Itumeleng Khune,” a former goalkeeper has come out to say.
Khune’s scenario at Kaizer Chiefs has been a subject of conversation ever considering the fact that football’s restart, with the football fraternity questioning his absence in the Amakhosi squad over the past 4 encounters.
As pronounced by means of the Siya crew in this week’s edition of Soccer Laduma, sources in the understand have indicated that there may want to have been a manageable fall-out between Khune and Ernst Middendorp.
However, whilst there is hypothesis on Khune’s instant situation, all eyes are nevertheless on Daniel Akpeyi, who has set up himself as Chiefs’ number one between the sticks.
The Nigerian shot-stopper might also now not be receiving the identical love from the fans as Khune does, but he’s become one of the key contributors to Chiefs’ title run this season.
Speaking on Amakhosi’s reliable website, former goalkeeper, Brian Baloyi has referred to as on the complete team, specifically Khune to get at the back of the 34-year-old, with a huge fixture towards Mamelodi Sundowns looking ahead to the Soweto giants tomorrow.
“Soccer is a group sport. Akpeyi has executed nicely and the entire crew be aiding him, inclusive of Itumeleng Khune, who is the captain. To be a captain is not only about what you do on the pitch, it’s additionally what you do off it.
Leaders are there to lead the team and I am certain that’s what Itu (Itumeleng Khune) is doing, even although he’s now not playing, motivating his teammates and rallying the troops to go into the Sundowns healthy geared up and with a superb mindset,” he said.