- Amakhosi finally managed to get a win when they beat Cameroon team PWD Bamenda in the CAF Champions League
- Chiefs has only won three out of nine matches in total this season
- Coach Gavin Hunt was happy that Chiefs scored late because it made it harder for the home team to come back
Kaizer Chiefs beat Cameroon team PWD Bamenda on Sunday 1-0 in a nail-biting encounter in Limbe. This was Chiefs' first-round tie and their win pleased coach Gavin Hunt, who was impressed with the victory.
Amakhosi have played a total of nine matches this season but this win was only the third in their campaign. The pressure had been mounting for Chiefs after they had suffered losses to Moroka Swallows and Orlando Pirates.
Chiefs managed to secure the win against PWD Bamenda with a goal from Eric Matoho seven minutes from time. They were also helped by a late penalty save from Itumeleng Khune.
Hunt was proud of his men for winning the game:
"I mean the travel to get to this game was unbelievable. Everything around the game was very difficult, so I thought it was a fantastic effort," he said.
Hunt mentioned that they had many opportunities to score but failed to convert. He shared how he thought of it as a "here we go again" moment, recalling all the misfortunes they have had this season.
The Kaizer Chiefs coach alluded to officials favouring the home side when talking about how they conceded the late-minute penalty. To Hunt, it was a blessing in disguise that Chiefs scored so late, making it harder for PWD Bamenda to come back.
In other sports news, Briefly.co.za reported that Sirino wants out of Mamelodi Sundowns. aston Sirino wants to leave the Mamelodi Sundowns but the Sundowns are not letting the soccer icon go without a fight.
Sirino has expressed his interest in playing for the Egyptian soccer giant Al Ahly under his former coach Pitso Mosimane. He has confirmed that he as made a transfer request and is eager to start a new chapter. The Uruguayan player has said that he has spoken to Sundown numerous times, there is an offer on the table but the team does not want to let Sirino go according to SunSport.
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