Sibongiseni Gumbi
Football Writer
2 minute read
21 Jul 2020
12:19 pm

Covid-19, a character test for everyone at Chiefs

Sibongiseni Gumbi

Covid-19 has been a testing era, that will one day make for great academical material.

South African Premiership leaders Kaizer Chiefs pose before playing Bloemfontein Celtic this season. AFP/Anesh DEBIKY

A new way of doing things has had to be found. One imagines that this time must have been extra challenging for Kaizer Chiefs who were on the cusp of ending a long term trophy drought as they were in a leading position in the Absa Premiership when the games were paused in March. With just eight games to go, hopes were high in Naturena and the millions of their fans already planning celebration parties. Yes, Sundowns were just four points behind Amakhosi with a game in hand but writing Ernst Middendorp side’s off is a mistake that even a...