Stanton Fredericks
3 minute read
29 Jan 2020
10:56 am

Understand why Chiefs are a threat

Stanton Fredericks

Chiefs still have to play Wits twice, Orlando Pirates and Sundowns, so this character they are displaying is really going to help them across the finish line.

Leonardo Castro of Kaizer Chiefs FC grass hold of goal scorer Lebogang Manyama of Kaizer Chiefs FC to celebrate with him during the Absa Premiership 2019/20 game between Golden Arrows and Kaizer Chiefs at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on 25 January 2020 © Gerhard Duraan/BackpagePix

When you get the kind of win that Kaizer Chiefs got against Golden Arrows on Saturday, it is similar to when Leicester would win narrowly on their run to the English Premier League, or when Liverpool this season won 1-0 away to Sheffield United, and the ball went through the goalkeepers legs. It is a sign of the character of a team to come through a game like that, and a sign that Chiefs will quite possibly go on to win the league. In their very first game of the season, Chiefs had to scrap for a win against Highlands...