Absa Premiership

Kaizer Chiefs sign goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi

2019-01-31 15:11
Daniel Akpeyi (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs have on Thursday signed Chippa United goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi after recent struggles to replace the injured Itumeleng Khune, the club announced.

Football manager Bobby Motaung announced the deal at a press conference, where he also announced the unfortunate news that youngster Wiseman Meyiwa has been forced to retire.

Chiefs have now signed the Nigerian shot-stopper after a number of high-profile errors by the incumbent Virgil Vries against Mamelodi Sundowns and Cape Town City.

Head coach Ernst Middendorp lashed out at Vries after his error in the 78th minute against Benni McCarthy's side on Wednesday.

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Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Wits v Mamelodi Sundowns, Moses Mabhida Stadium 19:30
Friday, 20 December 2019
Wits v Cape Town City, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 21 December 2019
Highlands Park v Golden Arrows, Makhulong Stadium 15:30
Orlando Pirates v Black Leopards, Orlando Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Stellenbosch, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Polokwane City, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 18:00
Chippa United v SuperSport United, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:15
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