Absa Premiership

Paez boldly sets 10 goal target by Christmas

2017-09-29 10:54
Gustavo Paez (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs striker Gustavo Paez has set himself a target of netting 10 goals by the end of 2017.

The Amakhosi marksman has already netted three goals in six league matches this season and is optimistic he can treble his output by the time the PSL goes into the Christmas break. 

"For me, okay I have three goals. I want to score, I say maybe 10 from now until December, but it all depends on the team and me to take the chances.

"We have to try to create more occasions [chances] to arrive at that number," he said.

The 27-year-old Venezuelan marksman is in his second season with Chiefs, having arrived midway through the last campaign.

He has become a regular starter for Steve Komphela's side and will be looking to add to his goal tally when Chiefs meet Baroka FC in a league match on Saturday evening at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, although he is also wary of Bakgaga's attacking capabilities.

"We know Baroka is a very fast team and they are similar to Golden Arrows (Chiefs drew 0-0 with Arrows last weekend). We have to try to defend well," Paez cautioned.

Kick off is at 18:00.

Read more on:    kaizer chiefs  |  psl  |  gustavo paez  |  soccer


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v Polokwane City, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
SuperSport United v Orlando Pirates, Mbombela Stadium 19:30
Friday, 22 February 2019
Chippa United v Golden Arrows, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

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.