Khune wary of Stars

2014-08-05 12:37
Itumeleng Khune (Gallo Images)
Johannesburg - Kaizer Chiefs skipper Itumeleng Khune says his team-mates should not expect a free ride when they face Platinum Stars in the MTN8 semi-finals in two weeks’ time.

Amakhosi and Dikwena will square-off in a two-legged encounter of the R8m competition after the draw was conducted at the PSL offices in Parktown on Monday.

The 27-year-old goalkeeper believes the defending champions advanced to the semi-finals on merit and insists the Phefeni Glamour Boys will give them all the respect they deserve.

Khune also hinted that Chiefs will be ready for a tough assignment against the title holders.

“They advanced to the semi-finals because of their hard work, just like us,” said Khune.

“We don’t have to go there thinking it will be much easier for us to win. They really deserve to be here in the semi-finals. They have been drawn against us now. So it’s going to be a great game.”

Chiefs defeated Mpumalanga Black Aces 4-0 in the quarter-finals last weekend to book a place in the last four, while Stars defeated reigning ABSA Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1.

The dates and venues for the two-legged clashes are yet to be confirmed.  


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.