Kaizer Chiefs is on the brink of finalizing yet another high-profile departure as the transfer window’s closure looms. This imminent exit is the latest in a string of significant departures for the club.
In recent months, Chiefs bid farewell to key players such as Caleb Bimenyimana, Khama Billiat, Kgaogelo Sekgota, Thabani Dube, Erick Mathoho, Phathushedzo Nange, Cole Alexander, and Siyabonga Ngezana.
This series of departures marks a major shakeup for the Soweto Giants. A club with a storied history in South African football.
Despite their past success, Chiefs hasn’t secured the PSL title since 2015 and are determined to reclaim their former glory.
The management and coaching team, led by Molefi Ntseki, conducted a thorough squad audit, leading to these exits.
Chiefs’ Strategic Squad
Ntseki explained, “The good thing about me being part of Chiefs for the past two years was we did a squad audit and came out with a plan on having a balanced squad.” In preparation for the 2023/24 season, the club has made several new signings, including Edson Castillo, Jasond González, Given Msimango, Thatayaone Ditlhokwe, Mduduzi Mdantsane, Pule Mmodi, Tebogo Potsane, and Ranga Chivaviro.
FARPost reveals the impending exit of midfielder Kamohelo Mahlatsi. He joined Chiefs from Swallows FC in June 2022.
Mahlatsi has played seven times in all competitions but hasn’t featured this season. however, contract talks will begin soon.
Talks are in advanced stages for his permanent departure, possibly within the next two weeks.
Mahlatsi, with two years remaining on his contract, is at peace with leaving and aims to make an impact elsewhere.
His career has seen him represent SuperSport United, Swallows, and AmaTuks, showcasing his talent and potential.
The ongoing exodus at Chiefs presents an opportunity for a new generation of players to step up. with, management hoping these changes will lead to a turnaround in the club’s fortunes.