Luke Fleurs has been with Kaizer Chiefs FC for more than 4 months, and he is yet to make a match day squad.
He was on trials at Chiefs while Kaizer Chiefs FC was still under Molefi Ntseki, he was then later signed. Some fans are wondering when will the former Supersport United deffender play or even start on the bench. There is a news reaching our table, on when will this new Amakhosi player set to play. Chiefs will play the next game next month in February, after the current ongoing AFCON break.
At the moment, Kaizer Chiefs FC is in a camp, preparing for the next clash. Botswana national team deffender is currently not fit after picking injuries. Edmlison Dove is also in AFCON, this gives Fluers a good chance to start as a left center back. Ditlhokwe and Dove may not go straight to the starting line up, after missing the preparations.
Adding more on that, Ditlhokwe has broken his silence as a Amakhosi player about Nedbank cup.
“We’ve been talking about consistency and talking about the good performance displayed towards the end of [the first round] of the league,” Ditlhokwe said.
Thatayaone Ditlhokwe in action for Kaizer Chiefs in the DStv Premiership
Thatayaone Ditlhokwe is optimistic of Kaizer Chiefs success in the Nedbank Cup.
“When the league started, I had an interview and told you guys [the media] that this is a process. We are patient about it, and we know it’s not yet over.
“It’s all about us now as players to keep the focus until the end of the league. It’s up to us as players to continue with that momentum. But I can assure you not to count us out.” – Ditlhokwe added.
In other news, there are new developments regarding Itumeleng Khune’s future with Kaizer Chiefs FC and his career.
With Itumeleng Khune’s current contract coming to an end when the current season end, in June, according to Soccer Laduma sources close to the situation have revealed that Sekhukhune United maybe planning to offer Kaizer Chiefs FC longest serving goalkeeper, Khune a very good package.
According to the sources reaching Soccer Laduma sources, Sekhukhune United may not only provide Khune with a playing time but also life after football in team’s management structures.
“With his current situation at the club even himself is not sure wether his contract will be renewed or not at the end of the season when it end. So he is a person before being a player and he has to look after his future and that’s why he will consider the offer from Sekhukhune United.
“It’s not just a football offer, its like offering him a retirement package saying ‘come play for us” for 3 seasons, retire and work for us. That’s what they wanted to do with Morgan Gould and Williard Katsande.
“It didn’t really work out accordingly but they want to continue with that and that’s what can make this deal happen.” The source reveal.
A second Soccer Laduma source added that Khune may be looking at his options and opportunities because he doesn’t want to find himself on the sidelines.
“You see, what happend to Bernard Parker, Tinashe Nengomasha, Siphiwe Tshabalala and others, who wrrenjot really recognised towards the end of their careers and that’s what It’s is looking at and he wants to secure his future beyong football and Sekhukhune United are offering him that. Who can refuse such an offer?
“Sekhukhune want to grow as a brand and they feel Khune can help them do that. Look at the Carling All Stars team votes. He wasn’t playing for Chiefs but he was number one. Which means people love him as a player and as a person.” Source added.