Kaizer Chiefs head coach Arthur Zwane says he accepts pressure from fans to finally win a cup and understands that they are "spoiled" given the club's history.
Chiefs has raised expectations among the supporters after they made it through to the Nedbank Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 2019, where they went all the way to the final but lost to TS Galaxy.
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Zwane says he understands fans can't take excuses because they are used to the club winning trophies.
"That's the most unfortunate part when it comes to that, I don't blame them, they expect us to win every game that we play because they are spoiled, you know," Zwane told journalists at the Nedbank Cup quartefinal draw.
"The team has got rich history and we're going into this game (against Royal AM) knowing very well that team has played 19 Nedbank Cup finals.
"And if we go into the final that would be the 20th, so that alone tells you about the history and the team must have won it 14 times if I'm not mistaken (13 according to Chiefs website) and that alone tells you that they're used to winning," he said.
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'Mangethe' continued and suggested that although they are a work in progress, they can't run away from the pressure of winning trophies.
"And we know the responsibility on our shoulders that we need to win cups as much as we're building the team we still have to win games and we'll get there," he went on.
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"We'll turn things around, yes, there are positive signs and we have a lot of young boys as well, some are doing well, some are still finding themselves.
"As soon as we get everything right I think we'll be a difficult team to play against," he concluded.
Chiefs are looking to avoid stretching their trophyless run beyond the eighth season, as they last lifted a cup in 2015 under former head coach Stuart Baxter.
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