Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas
believes the club are obliged to win trophies due to being arguably the biggest
side in South African football.
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The Glamour Boys have not won a trophy in
three years and endured a barren spell under previous mentor Steve Komphela
during that period.
Chiefs have already lost out on winning
silverware in one competition after failing to advance to the final in the
MTN8, which was won by Cape Town City against SuperSport United.
Nonetheless, they have a chance to improve
their fortunes under the Italian in the Telkom Knockout. Amakhosi are set to
face Black Leopards in a round-of-16 tie at FNB Stadium on 21 October.
Speaking to reporters, Solinas said:
"Kaizer Chiefs compete to try to win trophies. But competition is
difficult here, it is very strong. It is not easy because the opponents are
"We try to fight to win trophies
because we are Kaizer Chiefs...Kaizer Chiefs compete to win trophies.
"We need the trophy for our fans, to
make our fans happy. So, we are fighting and working hard to [achieve)
Chiefs are next in action on Sunday when
they take on Bloemfontein Celtic in the annual friendly match in the form of
the Macufe Cup.