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Phakaaathi Digital Administrator
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30 Sep 2019
3:37 pm

Booing Chiefs fans deserve the middle finger

Thembinkosi Sekgaphane

We were brought up to be respectful, forgiving and to turn the other check should someone strike you.

Kaizer Chiefs fans (Photo by Michael Sheehan/Gallo Images)

Most football players live by these rules, but Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi went off the script when Amakhosi fans disapproved of his inclusion in the game following Itumeleng Khune’s freak injury in the opening 30 minutes of their game against Baroka FC over the weekend. After his Man of the Match performance in Chiefs’ 1-0 win over Bakgaga, Akpeyi gave Chiefs supporters who booed him a piece of his mind. Players should always welcome criticism from supporters but the fans also need to show respect to the players. Granted, boo a player for poor performance but not for replacing...