Sibongiseni Gumbi
Football Writer
1 minute read
3 Sep 2019
4:07 pm

Break unfair to form teams like Chiefs

Sibongiseni Gumbi

I can’t even remember how long the issue of the PSL scheduling cup games just before the Fifa break and immediately after has been discussed.

Kearyn Baccus of Kaizer Chiefs and his Chiefs teammates celebrate his winning goal during the Absa Premiership 2019/20 game between Cape Town City and Kaizer Chiefs at Newlands Stadium. (Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix)

This leaves teams who are no longer involved in that particular cup with almost a three-week break, which is absolutely unfair. In this case, teams who are not in the MTN8 semifinals, which is 12 of the 16 top flight teams, last played competitive games towards the end of August and will now play again in the middle of  September. Just to clarify this matter, let us take Kaizer Chiefs for an example. They have been doing well in the Absa Premiership where they are top of the standings after four rounds of matches. Their current form has seen their...