Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande has been open about the club’s struggles at some stage in the 2020/21 season and has been hasty to admit that things have no longer gone according to script for Amakhosi.
Whereas things have no longer gone according to plan locally, Katsande believes Kaizer Chiefs can peaceful salvage their season by progressing further in the CAF Champions league.
And with a two-legged semi-final coming up against Wydad Casablanca later this month, successful their final two league games of the campaign will likely be key for Kaizer Chiefs ahead of their crucial games against the Moroccans.
Preparation for that begins with Kaizer Chiefs’ penultimate DStv Premiership game against Golden Arrows at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday, 2 June.
For Willard Katsande the stakes couldn’t be higher for Kaizer Chiefs as they are going to play an important match against Arrows after coming back from a defeat.
“We wanted a certain outcome from the old league game, but it certainly did no longer work out for us,” says Katsande.
“So, we honest want to race and apply ourselves against Golden Arrows. We want to race and redeem ourselves as there may be a lot peaceful to play for.
“We want to accomplish smartly and maintain the momentum going into the Champions League. All we want to accomplish is take it one game at a time, strive to be more certain, grind the outcome and strive to revel in our game. The glamour boys are about having fun with the game. The more you revel in, the more you may gain the outcome. It’s about going out, applying ourselves and getting the outcome.”
Willard Katsande is banking on Kaizer Chiefs’ historical outcomes to attend them gain a rob against Arrows on Wednesday.
“We all know Arrows have had a factual season but at the same time, we are playing at home,” quips Katsande.
“After we play at home against Arrows, we generally gain a certain outcome and I’m confident that history is going to work in our favour near Wednesday.”
The Kaizer Chiefs midfield enforcer featured when the teams played out an entertaining 2-2 draw back in November of their earlier league clash this season. He has pinpointed the reasons behind Arrows’ success in the league this season which has viewed them at existing rob third place with two games to play.
“What makes them examine factual is continuity because they have had this neighborhood of players for a whereas now,” comments Katsande.
“They consider in themselves, that’s why they are where they are. They also have younger and sharp players who are hungry to display themselves in the league. Overall, we give them the honour they deserve. At the end of the day, they are coming to play Kaizer Chiefs. No matter the situation and where we are at the moment, we remain a vast team – a team that attracts a giant crowd. We honest want to shut our last game playing at home widespread.”
Katsande who has featured in 23 games in all competitions this season, is no longer happy with Kaizer Chiefs’ latest league position and believes that the team wants to rob their final two games as they owe it to their fans.
“To be honest, right here’s my first time being in this position at this time of the season,” he admits.
“It’s miles never a factual position to be in as a Kaizer Chiefs player. Representing the brand, you understand what is required to be at Kaizer Chiefs.
“My notice going out to all Amakhosi faithful is that the team will likely be back where it belongs and we promise to form the season on a high. We promise to accomplish smartly in the Champions League, which is terribly important for now. We want everyone to examine at this team in a certain way”
The match will kick off at 17: 00 at the FNB Stadium. No supporters will likely be allowed in the stadium.