- Embattled Kaizer Chiefs coach Hunt has set his targets on bagging four wins out of their remaining league games to finish in the top eight
- The former Bidvest Wits boss, Hunt, has pleaded with Chiefs players to fight harder as he is on the verge of finishing outside the top eight for the second time in his career
- Meanwhile, Chiefs will now play their next league game after a week and Hunt has lamented the break
Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt has pleaded with his men to fight to win all their remaining four DStv Premiership matches.
The Amakhosi boss is on the verge of finishing outside of the top eight bracket for the second time in his 21-year career as a manager in the top flight.
Hunt’s side has been blowing hot and cold this season and many thought their 2-1 win over Mamelodi Sundowns a fortnight ago would have been a turning point.
However, they went on to lose to Chippa United, drew against Bloemfontein Celtic before losing yet again to Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila this week.
Having already played 26 games in their campaign, Chiefs remain bottom-placed with 29 points and they now have to fight and salvage their top eight spot. Said Hunt:
"We have four games left to play and we will have to try and win all four of them and then see from there.
"This is the longest break that we will have now… seven days. We will have a couple of days off after what we have been through in the last three weeks or rather since December so we will have a couple of days in which we will try and regroup and go again.”
Looking at the statistics, Hunt failed to reach the top eight in the 2017/18 season at Bidvest Wits just after guiding the Clever Boys to league glory a season before.
In their next remaining games, the Glamour Boys are set to face Swallows FC, Black Leopards, Golden Arrows and TS Galaxy but it’s highly unlikely they can claim four victories – considering their form this term.
Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that Chiefs marketing director Jessica Motaung said their target is to do well in the CAF Champions League as they are set to face off against Simba SC.
The Amakhosi boss was reacting to the quarter-final draw that was conducted last week and that the club will certainly embark on a historical journey.
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