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Khune Remains Chiefs Top Dog

Itumeleng Khune has remained Kaizer Chiefs’ most-selected player for the upcoming Carling Black Label Cup, despite his Amakhosi future staying uncertain.

The 34-year-old is one of several players who had their contracts with the Glamour Boys run out by the end of June.

However, the club agreed several new deals with the likes of Khune, Willard Katsande and Bernard Parker, among others, and are yet to announce the futures of the players.

Meanwhile, voting for the Carling Black Label Cup is heating up and Khune has stayed ahead of the chasing pack, having received 178 152 votes so far.

He is followed by Chiefs striker Samir Nurkovic with 177 601 votes, while Khama Billiat has received 114 701 votes.

On Orlando Pirates’ side, Gabadinho Mhango is the most-selected player with 103 008 votes, followed by Richard Ofori with 94 348 votes and Happy Jele with 71 003 votes.

The voting is set to conclude Tuesday, 27 July, evening at 23:59, with the game set to take place on Sunday, 1 August.

Chiefs current starting XI: Khune, Mathoho, Cardoso, Ngezana, Mashiane, Katsande, Blom, Baccus, Radebe, Nurkovic, Billiat.

Pirates current starting XI: Ofori, Jele, Hlatshwayo, Maela, Jooste, Lorch, Pule, Motshwari, Lotto, Mhango, Saleng.

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