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Thembinkosi Sekgaphane
Phakaaathi Digital Administrator
1 minute read
17 Oct 2019
1:48 pm

Goalkeeper crisis looms for Chiefs

Thembinkosi Sekgaphane

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp could soon find himself having a selection headache in the goalkeeping department.

Daniel Akpeyi of Kaizer Chiefs (Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix)

Nigerian goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi is one yellow card away from suspension as Amakhosi head into Saturday’s Telkom Knockout clash against Cape Town City.

Amakhosi’s first-choice goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune is also out injured.

Middendorp, however, believes that in Bruce Bvuma, he has a capable replacement for Khune and Akpeyi.

“I think we have built up Bruce as a potential goalkeeper, Bontle Molefe is young and definitely shouldn’t be the one to be brought in but with Bruce, he is a national team goalkeeper.

“We have Bruce if it happens (Akpeyi’s suspension) but I will not highlight it too much,” said Middendorp.

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