Sibongiseni Gumbi
Football Writer
2 minute read
23 Mar 2021
2:58 pm

Hunt was just singing for Parker’s supper, saying he was the best player in derby

Sibongiseni Gumbi

Gavin Hunt can be unpredictable and will prove to be a handful, if not already, for Kaizer Chiefs’ meticulous branding and communications department.

Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt sang Bernard Parker's praises after the 1-0 win over Orlando Pirates this past weekend. Picture: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

That department which also encompasses marketing which is headed by Jessica Motaung, is very brand conscious and anything that looks to be against the club’s image is frown upon. Hunt – and I like him for this and hope he doesn’t change – can be coy sometimes in his interviews, and sometimes he can just be too frank. I found a few comments he made after he derby win at the weekend that will probably not sit well with the said department. Firstly, he said he didn’t have anyone on the bench he could make substitutions with. This was while...