- Despite speculation that Kaizer Chiefs skipper Tefu Mashamaite and goalkeeper
Itumeleng Khune could be on their way out of Naturena when their contracts
expire next month, Amakhosi spokesperson Vina Maphosa has distanced the club
from the allegations.
exclusive interview with Sport24 on Thursday, Maphosa said the club is busy
preparing for a trophy parade which is likely to take place this week were the
Phefeni Glamour Boys will shpwcase their Absa Premiership and MTN8 trophies in
confirmed that contract talks with the two players will commence next week and
they will make a public announcement regarding the matter after their players’
awards ceremony scheduled for May 21.
moment we are busy preparing for our trophy parade,” said Maphosa.
afterwards and possibly by next week, the club will start with the players’
“Then we can
start releasing media statements after the club awards on May 21.
“So for the
coming two weeks, the negotiations will be underway with the players. Just give
us these two weeks, and then all will be done.”
has been linked with a possible move to the big spending Mamelodi Sundowns as
well as arch rivals Orlando Pirates, while Mashamaite has been strongly linked
with a return to Bidvest Wits and SuperSport United.
to be seen if both key players will remain in the Chiefs camp next season.