- Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itu Khune recently shared the news of his placement on the Afcon 2021 team
- Khune quickly received thousands of responses to the news from avid South African soccer fans
- Many fans of Kaizer Chiefs did not think that Khune was the right choice, sharing their thoughts in the comment section
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Itumeleng Khune of Kaizer Chiefs recently took to Twitter to thank God that he made it on to the 2021 Afcon squad. Himself along with Darren Keet and Ronwen Williams will be goalkeepers for the upcoming season.
Kaizer Chief fans, however, were not as thankful to God as he was. Many of them questioned the teams' decision to place Khune after their last game during which they faced Sundowns and an embarrassing 3-0 defeat.
After the game, many soccer fans called on Khune to hang up his jersey, which reveals their disappointed reaction to the soccer star's recent Afcon games placement. They headed to the comments section to share their responses, some of which you can read below.
"I'm not so sure if Khune really deserves a call-up to the national team after the poor performance against Downs recently. He's really off form! It's only a name that is left in him! This coach forgets that this is the national team, not his personal team!"
"But you don't deserve to be in that squad Khune."
While @AbednigoMdhluli said:
"Congratulation Mr Khune, you are still number one in this country, your work speaks for itself. What I like more about you, your back four do not sleep when you are playing, keep it up."
Yesterday Briefly.co.za reported that Nigerian soccer player Daniel Akpeyi recently shared a heartfelt Twitter message with Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune. His touching post comes after Khune suffered a small injury while failing to block a goal from opponents, Mamelodi Sundowns, during the weekend's match.
"We are just a pencil in the hands of soccer lovers, we are humans too. We wanna be loved when we are down and not to start comparing us. Let's support with real love knowing that we are fighting for one cause. A legend, will always be a legend and he deserves some respect," he wrote in the Twitter post.
Twitter users and die-hard soccer fans however were not so kind, taking to the comments section to criticise Khune on his performance during the game. Many of them called on him to hang up his jersey and retire
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