Local reports indicate that the Soweto giants are closely monitoring the performances of Richards Bay FC’s goalkeeper, Salim Magoola, and Chippa United’s shot-stopper, Stanley Nwabali. The interest in these two talented goalkeepers is no surprise given their impressive contributions to their respective teams.
The urgency for Chiefs to secure top-notch goalkeeping talent arises from the impending contract expirations of all three of their current goalkeepers: Itumeleng Khune, Brandon Petersen, and Bruce Bvuma. With their contracts set to conclude in June, Kaizer Chiefs are strategically exploring options to fortify their goalkeeping squad.
While Petersen and Bvuma are expected to be offered new contracts, the future of Itumeleng Khune remains uncertain. Earlier this year, the club officially stated that Khune is entering his final season with the team. However, recent comments from Khune in the media expressing his reluctance to retire have added a layer of complexity to the situation.
The potential departure of Khune would leave Kaizer Chiefs with a significant gap to fill in the goalkeeping department, making the pursuit of talented keepers like Salim Magoola and Stanley Nwabali all the more crucial. As the club navigates through these uncertainties, fans are eagerly awaiting further clarification on Khune’s status and the subsequent decisions regarding the goalkeeper lineup for the upcoming season.