Zwane Finds Funny Side Of Loss On Chiefs' Birthday

Kaizer Chiefs coach Arthur Zwane
Kaizer Chiefs coach Arthur Zwane

Kaizer Chiefs head coach Arthur Zwane has discussed disappointing chairman Kaizer Motaung and "forefathers" after losing on the club's birthday. 

Chiefs looked to be on the right track to gain momentum in climbing up the table after they closed off their season before the FIFA World Cup break with a win over Orlando Pirates in the Soweto derby and re-opened with another victory over Golden Arrows. 

However, the Glamour Boys' inconsistencies crept in again, as they slipped to a narrow 1-0 loss to Sekhukhune United on the club's 53rd birthday on Saturday. 

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Zwane says he's disappointed he let the chairman Motaung Snr and the "forefathers" of the club down by not winning on their special day. 

"I'm disappointed for the fact that it was our birthday, the club's birthday and we wanted to give a good present to the chairman (Kaizer Motaung Snr), our forefathers and all the people who have always been part and parcel of this journey," Zwane said in a post-match press conference. 

"So it did not happen, ja, these things do happen, maybe we'll come back stronger after this game because the good thing is we created a lot of chances. 

"I was gonna be worried if we had a poor game and if you look at our game plan it worked, it was just one night of disappointment," he said. 

'Mangethe' went on to say that "it's not the end of the world" for them and they will regroup, rectify their mistakes and go again. 

The Amakhosi legend also suggested that there’s still a long way to go and a lot to play for being only half-way through the season, as "football is a funny game".

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"I'm disappointed myself, the supporters came in numbers to cheer us up and unfortunately the results did not come but it's not the end of the world for us, we'll regroup," he went on. 

"We'll go look at ourselves where we can fix and improve and we get going. As I said, I still believe, I mean this is our 15th game, we still have another 15 games to play for so, there's a lot to play for and football is a funny game. 

"It's a very funny game, we might be losing today and there'll be times when we're gaining momentum, winning games, game after game and we'll get to that point, because it's part of football," he added.

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