Sibongiseni Gumbi
Football Writer
2 minute read
20 Aug 2019
3:17 pm

Who’s to blame for the unhappiness in Chiefs camp?

Sibongiseni Gumbi

It is a pity that the coach is always the first to get blamed when things don’t work out the way the supporters wish. 

Ernst Middendorp, coach of Kaizer Chiefs with Bobby Motaung (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)

There is a general dissatisfaction from the Kaizer Chiefs supporters about coach Ernst Middendorp and some of the reasons for that were revealed in the same column last week. Just a quick recap, some supporters are still unhappy about how his first stay at the club put an end to the late Asanda “Scara” Ngobese’s time at the club. Scara was a fan favourite, a crowd pleaser who could hardly put a foot wrong in the eyes of the supporters. But a clash of ideologies between him and Middendorp meant one had to leave Naturena and the German mentor had...