Kaizer Chiefs' Board Set the End of the Season As the Deadline To Name Cavin Johnson's Replacement

Kaizer Chiefs' Board Set the End of the Season As the Deadline To Name Cavin Johnson's Replacement

  • Portuguese coach Alexandre Santos has emerged as the newest frontrunner for the Kaizer Chiefs job
  • Amakhosi management said a new coach will be named when the transfer window opens on Tuesday, 28 May 2024
  • Chiefs fans have grown impatient as they wait for a candidate to be named as the replacement for interim coach Cavin Johnson

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Kaizer Chiefs will name Cavin Johnson's replacement soon.
Cavin Johnson's replacement is being assessed by Kaizer Chiefs management, which includes sporting director Kaizer Motaung Junior. Image: Phill Magakoe/AFP and Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images
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Outgoing Petro de Luanda coach Alexandre Santos has reportedly been named the new frontrunner for the Kaizer Chiefs job.

According to reports, Amakhosi management said a new coach will be named when the transfer window opens on Tuesday, 28 May 2024, while it was reported it will cost a heavy price.

Kaizer Chiefs will name a new coach

Santos has been rumoured to become the next Chiefs coach, according to the tweet below:

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A Briefly News source said the club have held discussions with a new coach, while previous reports suggested Rui Vitoria as a leading candidate, .

The source said:

"Kaizer Chiefs are negotiating with a new coach to take over next season, and it is all set to be announced before the transfer window opens on [Tuesday] 28 May. Several things must be considered, such as contract extensions and new players coming in, but the club must hire a coach first."

Amakhosi fans have grown impatient

Frustrated Chiefs fans took to social media to call for the club to hire a new coach after several names were linked to replace interim coach Cavin Johnson.

Ejay Finalmente says nobody can help Chiefs:

"There is nothing that he can do. Our team is cursed."

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Mpho Boloka backs Santos:

"He is not a bad coach. He must just be given full authority."

Innocent Khanyile is frustrated:

"Too much rumours."

Mnoneleli Mnox Holweni says Santos must stay away:

"Is he tired of winning trophies? It's dry on this side; he's guaranteed zero trophies on this side."

Madorobo Ndebele King Thabo says the new coach must be backed:

"Chiefs should allow the coach to come with his technical team & give him the players he needs."

Belgian coach Patrick Aussems is on Kaizer Chiefs' list

Briefly News reported that Belgian coach Patrick Aussems has been named a candidate for the Kaizer Chiefs job next season.

The club has contacted the former Black Leopards; however, Amakhosi fans blasted the decision to hire the Belgian.

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Source: Briefly News

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