- Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp had a dig at critics following the Amakhosi’s 4-0 victory over Stellenbosch
- The German mentor referred to all parties relating to the club and called for everyone to remain humble
- Middendorp indicated that he was "irritated" by some of the criticism directed at him
Kaizer Chiefs are flying high in the Absa Premiership and the general assumption is that all is wonderful at Naturena.
It therefore came as a surprise when coach Ernst Middendorp revealed that he's had to face criticism in recent times.
Chiefs re-established their 10-point lead in the Premier Soccer League following their emphatic 4-0 victory over Stellenbosch and Middendorp took the opportunity to air his views.
It's been reported that the German's comments seemed to be directed at various parties associated with Chiefs - from the fans to the club's hierarchy.
The Chiefs mentor spoke to SuperSport following the positive result, but seemed very disgruntled.
Middendorp said, “I was quite irritated to hear some comments inside the club. Totally confusing.”
Middendorp added, “I think actually each and everybody, fans, technical team, management, should be humble."
Chiefs suffered an unexpected loss and were dumped out of the Telkom Knockout over the weekend.
Briefly.co.za suspected that this could have played a role in the outcry Middendorp was referring to.
Middendorp concluded, "Go with the right attitude to the next game and not criticise and destroy ourselves with a useless attitude and think we’re on cloud nine.”
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