South African coaching legend Clive Barker believes Kaizer Chiefs have lost their giant status within the nation.
The legendary 1996 AFCON winning coach has revealed apt how intimidating the Amakhosi teams of the past had been while admitting that the fear factor is entirely long past with the latest slice of players.
Kaizer Chiefs have now long past over six years with out lifting silverware while the club gain themselves struggling to explain any signs of enchancment at the moment.
It’s sad to contemplate what’s happened at Kaizer Chiefs – Barker
“They ancient to be certainly a number of the main contenders for the league and cups. I bear in ideas the days when we ancient to walk down a stadium’s corridors, and by apt taking a watch at them, you knew one thing was going to happen that day, now issues have changed.” Clive Barker advised Kick-off regarding Kaizer Chiefs.
“If you had been playing in a cup match, you always wanted to play Chiefs because they gave you a accurate atmosphere, however the maintain an eye on and the domination within the Chiefs players will not be any longer any longer there.
“So that has changed. Within the past, you had been one-nil down to Chiefs ahead of it even started. That has grew to transform around over the years. Which is a sad thing because here’s no longer a accurate Kaizer Chiefs aspect. They no longer dominate as they ancient to.”
The Amakhosi currently sit in 13th place on the DStv Premiership. Stuart Baxter’s aspect have picked up apt four facets in their opening four matches this season while also getting dumped out of the MTN8 at the hands of Mamelodi Sundowns albeit via a penalty shootout.
Kaizer Chiefs next turn their attention to Marumo Gallants who they face on Sunday evening in a DStv Premiership clash. Kick-off is scheduled for 17: 00.
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