- Kaizer Chiefs captain, Itumeleng Khune, has announced that he will be taking a social media break
- He shared the news on Twitter and fans took to the replies section to voice their concerns
- The 33-year-old's tweet has gained almost 2 000 likes as fans share his news
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Veteran soccer player, Itumeleng Khune, says he's taking a break from social media. In a recent post on Twitter, the renowned goal-keeper said he would be taking a break to "cleanse" his heart, soul and mind.
Fans were a bit taken aback by this sudden statement as Khune is known for being active on his socials. However, most were concerned about him playing in last night's match against Stellenbosch FC.
The 33-year-old left fans guessing as he did not respond to any of the comments made under his original tweet.
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The tweet from Khune has gained almost 2 000 likes since it's upload. It is now almost at 200 retweets and 200 replies. Here's how some Tweeps reacted to the captain's news:
"Good lak (luck) captain with everything"
"Salute my captain and number 1, I need you back with a bang bra."
"OK captain, we miss your leadership on the field but we respect your decision, come back when all is well, be ready for next season, khosi for life!"
In other sports news, Briefly.co.za reported that Kaizer Chiefs coach, Ernst Middendorp, revealed that Daniel Akpeyi is going to the Chiefs goalkeeper for the rest of the season. Akpeyi has let six goals slip past in three matches and they have some challenging games coming up.
Itumeleng Khune will not even be on the bench. This is due to the veteran player "missing training" due to "challenges", according to Sunday Times.
Middendorp voiced his concerns over this but is optimistic that it will be addressed.
"This is definitely something to highlight‚ something that annoys me a little bit - we concede goals in critical phases; meaning at the end of a first half‚ in the 45th minute‚" the coach said.
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