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Baxter – Why Khune Wasn’t In Chiefs’ Squad

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter has given an update on Itumeleng Khune’s absence.

Khune hasn’t featured in any Dstv Premiership game this season and only played the MTN 8 quarter-final against Mamelodi Sundowns.

Baxter confirmed before the season had started that Khune will be his captain and first-choice goalkeeper but he is yet to feature in the league.

Chiefs lost 2-0 to Downs in their third match of the DStv Premiership on Sunday afternoon, with Bruce Bvuma once again getting the nod and Daniel Akpeyi being selected on the bench.

“Bruce played tonight and if all the keepers are equal we will obviously think about the future as well,” Baxter said when being asked by iDiski Times about the goalkeeper situation.

“So if you don’t get a definite advantage with choosing one of the other ones then we will select what we believe is the long-term choice for Kaizer Chiefs.

“Itu not being on the bench either is because we have two international goalkeepers, who were on international duty and both are in good shape at the moment.

“We thought that Daniel and Bruce were the right ones to play against Sundowns. Itu played last time against Sundowns, so we do have our experience with that.”

(Story by @kappilinho.)

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