- South Africans woke up to #KhuneSignsForPirates trending on social media on Wednesday morning
- The hashtag immediately had soccer fans confused and Chiefs supporters worrying about a possible career change for Khune
- However, it appears Amakhosi fans have nothing to worry about when it comes to their faithful goalkeeper
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Kaizer Chiefs soccer fans were sent into a tailspin when they woke up on Wednesday morning and saw #KhuneSignsForPirates trending on Twitter.
Fans were immediately worried that the famous goalkeeper had decided to leave the Amakhosi side to join their rivals, the Orlando Pirates.
However, it appears Chiefs fans have nothing to worry about since no official news of a career move to the Bucs was announced by Khune or the team.
Regardless, it did not stop some tweeps from spreading misinformation about Khune and his supposed move to the Orlando Pirates.
According to Soccer Laduma, one social media user wrote:
“Khune says he felt betrayed by Akpeyi because he managed to save penalties more than him. He says he taught Akpeyi how to service the ball but Akpeyi now does it more than the master. So he doesn't want any bad blood, that's why he is leaving.”
However, there were fans who backed their favourite goalie, adding he would not leave the Amakhosi side.
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Some were not sure whether the news was real or fake but they gave their opinions anyway. One social media user even claimed he heard the Pirates got Khune for a whopping R50 million .
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Briefly.co.za previously reported Khune said he would retire at the Kaizer Chiefs. The 32-year-old shot-stopper revealed on Twitter that he's not planning on joining another team.
Even though a prior injury has left Khune sidelined for a while now, Khune is still happy to be at the Chiefs.
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