Cape Town - William Shongwe believes an Absa
Premiership title win followed by a CAF Champions League challenge will
restore Kaizer Chiefs' dignity.
Amakhosi are currently heavy favourites to clinch the league title
for the first time since 2015 as they enjoy a 10-point lead at the top
of the standings.
A league title will also see the Glamour Boys enter the CAF Champions
League next season, and Shongwe, who is a former Chiefs goalkeeper,
reckons challenging for continental silverware will lift the club to
where they should be.
"Chiefs went for a long time without winning a league title, things
can change quickly in football but this time around they look set to win
the league title," Shongwe told Isolezwe.
"Chiefs is a respected team. If they win the league, they will go on
to play on the continent, which will help restore their dignity on the
continent and fight for their heritage as one of the best clubs on the
continent. They need to plan."
He added: "I don't like the fact that they can't compete and
challenge for all cup competitions. The Nedbank Cup is coming up next
year and everyone wants to see how they will manage it and chase the
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