PSL

Chiefs mull CAF snub

2014-07-16 14:11
Bobby Motaung (Gallo)

Johannesburg - Kaizer Chiefs may opt to withdraw themselves from the 2014/15 CAF Champions League due to concerns over finances and "player welfare".

According to the Football411 website, the PSL was awarded two extra continental slots, with Amakhosi, who finished second in the league, bumped up to Africa's premier club cup competition, while Nedbank Cup runners-up Bidvest Wits have earned a place in the CAF Confederations Cup.

However, Chiefs may now choose to snub the competition, although any decision will only be made next week when head coach Stuart Baxter returns from a pre-season training camp in Port Elizabeth.

"At the moment we are still discussing it and we will wait until the coach gets back from the training camp in Port Elizabeth next week before we make any decision," Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung told The Sowetan.

"We have to figure out what is the best option for the club, both in terms of finance and our players' welfare."

He continued: "(Bafana Bafana) have the COSAFA tournament and possibly the Africa Cup of Nations coming up during this season, which will see Chiefs players competing.

"Then we have the important second half of the season, which is at the same time as the opening rounds of the Champions League and the big question is do we have the depth in our squad to have our players competing on too many fronts?"

Read more on:    kaizer chiefs  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

Ndoro hat-trick sinks Arrows

2016-08-24 21:44

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
22 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

Quiz: Test your Rio Olympics memory!

Think you know what went on at the Rio Olympics? Prove it by tackling Sport24's ridiculously impossible yet highly addictive post-Games quiz!

 
 

Rio Olympics

GALLERY: SA's Rio Olympic medallists
As it happened: Rio Olympics - Day 17
Selecting 6 numbers turned Britain into Olympic superpower
Caster cranks up the heat in Rio semi
Fixtures
13 September 2016
Ajax Cape Town v Orlando Pirates, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Baroka FC, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Polokwane City v Wits, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
14 September 2016
Kaizer Chiefs v Platinum Stars, FNB Stadium 19:30
Free State Stars v Bloemfontein Celtic, Goble Park Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v Mamelodi Sundowns, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
SuperSport United v Chippa United, Lucas Moripe Stadium 19:30
Golden Arrows v Cape Town City, Prince Magogo Stadium 19:30
20 September 2016
Ajax Cape Town v Polokwane City, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Wits, New Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Cape Town City, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

Follow all the action from the 2016 Rio Olympics. The highs, the lows, the tears, the smiles as the world's greatest athletes compete for gold, silver and bronze.

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.