Sibongiseni Gumbi
Football Writer
2 minute read
25 Feb 2020
5:40 pm

If Chiefs lose Soweto derby, it’s their supporters’ fault

Sibongiseni Gumbi

Kaizer Chiefs fans are a spoilt lot.

Delighted fans could not stop cheering and smiling after the goal of Lebogang Manyama of Kaizer Chiefs FC 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

They are so used to their team bulldozing their way to all the trophies in local football they get mad and throw their toys out the cot when things go south. They don’t understand that every team goes through a dry spell, as embarrassing and uneasy to swallow as that may be. They don’t give coaches time to get things right and own the team. They lose two games and the coach is suddenly useless and directionless. They did it with Komphela who I believe was on the verge of getting it right. They forced him out when they rioted...