Chiefs Look To Make Goalkeeper Decision?

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Bruce Bvuma of Kaizer Chiefs saves a penalty during the Carling Black Label Cup.
Bruce Bvuma of Kaizer Chiefs saves a penalty during the Carling Black Label Cup.

With veteran goalkeeper and captain Itumeleng Khune in the twilight of his playing career, Kaizer Chiefs look set to be open to keeping one of the club's home-grown goalkeepers. 

News reaching the Siya crew is that Amakhosi will look to extend the contract of shot-stopper, Bruce Bvuma. 

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The 27-year-old who was promoted to the senior team in 2017 by then head coach Steve Komphela and was tipped to be Khune's successor. The arrival of Daniel Akpeyi and Brandon Petersen saw Bvuma fall down the pecking order, but indications from sources is that the club is keen to invest in younger players. 

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Insiders have revealed that Bvuma looks set to engage in contract talks with the club in the coming weeks. 

"He is still young. You know goalkeepers mature with age and the team trusts him. You can see that whenever he is given the chance to play he gives his best and he does very well. That's why he is still in the team's plans and they (will) given him another three-year contract even though the current one is only ending in June next year," a source revealed to the Siya crew.  

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"So you see that the team believes in him and that's why they are keeping him for a longer time. He grow up at the team and he is gaining experience which will be vital for the team in the future and that's why they have given him another three years with a one-year option," the source added. 

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