Fans to protest Itu's exit

2015-06-03 09:04
Itumeleng Khune (Gallo)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs’ super fan, Saddam Maake, says he will organise a march if Itumeleng Khune leaves for Mamelodi Sundowns or Orlando Pirates.

Read: Baxter to talk to Chiefs players

He began by showing his trust in the management despite the announcement that captain Tefu Mashamaite, Itumeleng Khune, Mandla Masango and Katlego Mphela were not to be awarded new contracts.

“Through supporting this club for 45 years I have learnt that we must not rely on individuals,” Saddam told Sport24.

“They are part of the family but they can come and go. Many players left us with pain but we continue. Today I have learnt a lot from the chairman in this regard.”

As a lifetime Amakhosi fan he has seen some of the best players leave the club during in the middle of their careers and he commented on which were the hardest to see go.

“I saw (Brian) Baloyi go and Jabu Pule (Mahlangu), but one of the worst was Punch Masenemela who left during his best years."

Initially Saddam was reluctant to comment on which of the current departures would hurt the most but as he started talking it was clear who he felt betrayed by.

“To me my number one surprise was Khune... If he moves to Sundowns or Pirates I have already said that I will arrange a march.”

The super fan, however, still has hope that the situation can change before Khune’s contract runs out.

“I want to advise Khune that before the end of the month he must think twice and remember what happened to the other players who left. Sometimes the money can make a u-turn on you.”

Read more on:    kaizer chiefs  |  psl  |  itumeleng khune  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy 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
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

25 October 2016
Chippa United v Bloemfontein Celtic, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
26 October 2016
Ajax Cape Town v Wits, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
28 October 2016
Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Chippa United v Platinum Stars, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

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

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

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.