Absa Premiership

Komphela believes Chiefs still a work in progress

2017-09-21 14:48
Steve Komphela (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela believes his side still have plenty of work to do despite a recent good run that has seen the club beat the likes of Cape Town City and Maritzburg United.

In addition, a 1-1 draw with struggling champions Bidvest Wits has seen the Glamour Boys collect seven points from a possible nine and subsequently move up to fourth in the Premiership standings.

Speaking after Wednesday's 2-0 victory over the Team of Choice in which Gustavo Paez bagged a brace, Komphela told reporters his side were still a work in progress ahead of Saturday's clash with Golden Arrows at FNB Stadium.

He said, "It will be our fourth game in 14 days which makes it almost one every three days. It's tough. The players have been feeling it and we now have to play an Arrows team who are very quick and exciting‚ so we have to be on top of our game.

"But the supporters must get good matches. We are working and results are a determining factor. We are happy with the result at Maritzburg to add to what we already have.

"The players worked very hard against a very good Maritzburg team. But we are still a long way off our final destination. These results will help us because the ultimate is to win things and getting there means you have to win matches.

"This gives lots of confidence but I believe there is still lots and lots of work to do. When you have too many options you sometimes make mistakes. But when you've got limited options‚ you have to box clever."

Meanwhile Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune dedicated his third successive man of the match award to the club's late goalkeeping coach, Alex Revoredo.

The 30-year-old Khune told reporters he has added motivation as he recently recovered from illness and wants to play to honour Revoredo, who passed away unexpectedly recently.

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