As it happened: Kaizer Chiefs press conference

2015-06-02 10:29

A recap of the coverage from Kaizer Chiefs' press conference where they have confirmed the termination of coach Stuart Baxter's contract.

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02 Jun 12:00   ***FOR MORE NEWS ON THE KAIZER CHIEFS PRESS CONFERENCE, VISIT SPORT24***
02 Jun 12:00  

***CHIEFS CONFIRM MASS EXODUS***

PSL champions Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the departure of coach Stuart Baxter as well as several leading players.

02 Jun 11:56   Kaizer Chiefs defender Tefu Mashamaite's contract negotiations was unsuccessful and is set to leave the Sowetan club.
02 Jun 11:53   Kaizer Chiefs chairman Kaizer Motaung has confirmed that Stuart Baxter will no longer be the head coach of the Naturena club.
02 Jun 11:51   Itumeleng Khune will not renew his contract with Kaizer Chiefs and has parted ways with the Sowetan club.
02 Jun 11:10  
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02 Jun 11:07   Motaung: As far as the coach is concerned, we've always said that we cast our net very wide. Why must we restrict ourselves?
02 Jun 11:04  
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02 Jun 11:00   Kaizer Motaung: The issue with Itu is that we were dealing with an agent who is not even in the country, over the phone, via email.
02 Jun 11:00  

Baxter: I want to leave Chiefs on a good note

02 Jun 10:59   Motaung: I will say with Itu, its lack of good advice.
02 Jun 10:57  

WRAP

Kaizer Chiefs boss Bobby Motaung has confirmed that the following players will leave the club:

Mandla Masango, Tefu Mashamaite, Katlego Mphela, Siyabonga Nkosi, Josta Dladla, Itumeleng Khune

The club also confirmed that five players will be loaned out during the 2015/16 season. They are:

Simphiwe Mtsweni, Chris Matombo, Levy Mokgothu, Zitha Macheke, Ovidy Karuru

02 Jun 10:54   Motaung: It saddens one when you look at a player like Itu who came to the club at the age of 13, but people should be free to move
02 Jun 10:53  
02 Jun 10:53   Same Kaizer Chiefs, just with a few additions, says Kaizer Motaung
02 Jun 10:52  
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"His case became disrespectful to the club. He said he will talk to us when he comes back." 

Kaizer Motaung on Itu Khune.

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WOW!

No coach, no Khune, no Mashamaite next season for the defending PSL champions!

What do you think about that, Amakhosi fans?

Let's us know at mysport@sport24.co.za

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STUART BAXTER'S CAREER RECORD AT CHIEFS

127 official games

78 wins, 26 draws and 23 losses

Two League titles, Nedbank Cup & MTN8 titles

02 Jun 10:36  
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02 Jun 10:36   Kaizer Chiefs about to read out a list of  those players who will be leaving the club
02 Jun 10:35   Bobby Motaung pays tribute to Baxter
02 Jun 10:33  
02 Jun 10:33   BAXTER: I'm going back to Sweden to rest
02 Jun 10:32  
02 Jun 10:31   BAXTER: It's been a beautiful three-year journey
02 Jun 10:31  
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***BREAKING KAIZER CHIEFS NEWS***

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that coach Stuart Baxter has left the club.

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