Cape Town - Itumeleng Khune has called on the Kaizer Chiefs
supporters to get behind the team as the pressure mounts from Mamelodi
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Amakhosi lost 1-0 to Maritzburg United on Wednesday night,
their second league defeat in four games, while Sundowns hammered Polokwane
City 5-0 to move to within eight points of the league leaders, and with a game
Looking to avoid a repeat of last season, when Sundowns
clawed their way back from an 11-point deficit to take the title out of Chiefs'
grasp, Khune has called on the Soweto side’s supporters to get fully behind the
team as they prepare for their final seven league games of the campaign.
"We have to lift ourselves. We've got a tough run of
fixtures coming up. We really need our 12th man to keep rallying behind the
team," Khune stated via his Twitter account.
"Your support is very important in times like
this," he continued.
"Let's stay positive. We'll bounce back very strong in
our next match. All is not lost."