- Kaizer Chiefs chairman Kaizer Motaung has defended the club’s under-fire head coach Giovanni Solinas
- Motaung said he understood that the club was undergoing a rebuilding phase and Solinas needed time to get the team working as a unit
- Kaizer Chiefs have suffered a nightmare start to the 2018/19 season and have yet to win a match in the PSL
Kaizer Chiefs chairman and head honcho Kaizer Motaung has defended the club’s under-fire head coach Giovanni Solinas. Motaung said he was willing to provide Solinas with all the time and help he needed to return the once mighty side to its winning ways.
Motaung said he understood that the team was currently in a rebuilding phase and that Solinas who had joined the team only seven weeks ago would need some time to get everything and everyone working together as a cohesive unit.
Kaizer Chiefs have endured a nightmare start to the 2018/19 season and have yet to register a win in the PSL. Motaung said he was not unduly concerned by the bad start to the season because he understood that Solinas did not have an ideal start to his tenure as coach.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Motaung does not view the current run of bad form as a continuation of the poor results which the club endured in the previous three years.
Kickoff.co.za reported that Motaung said the entire structure of the team had been changed and that change had occurred very late which meant that the team went through virtually the entire pre-season training schedule without Solinas.
Motaung said he was happy with the raft of signings which the Glamour Boys had made in the transfer window and that the current squad’s potential excited him.
Motaung admitted to having some concerns about the defensive capabilities of the side, something which Solinas has also pointed to as an obvious weakness.
Citizen.co.za reported that Motaung revealed that the club was still waiting for FIFA to clear its acquisition of Madagascan international Andriamirado ‘Dax’ Andrianarimanana.
Motaung said he was confident that the matter would be concluded soon and that Dax would be allowed to play for Kaizer Chiefs.
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