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Why Kaizer Chiefs axed midfielder!

Kaizer Chiefs Sporting Director Kaizer Motaung Jnr has revealed the reason behind Phathutshedzo Nange’s exit.

Nange, an undoubtedly classy midfielder, somehow failed to leave his mark at Naturena.

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Nange joined the club from Stellenbosch in July 2021. Despite spending two seasons at the club, Nange made just 31 appearances for the club, scoring twice.

Motaung Jnr has since explained why the club were forced to let the ‘quality’ midfielder go.

Why Kaizer Chiefs midfielder was shown the door

“On behalf of everyone at the Club, I would like to thank Phathu [Nange] for his contribution to Kaizer Chiefs over the past two years.” Motaung Jnr told the cub’s website.

“It is a pity that injuries prevented him from playing regularly, as I am sure his undoubted quality would have added value to the team. We wish him success in his future endeavors”

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Arthur Zwane’s Kaizer Chiefs assistant coach Dillon Sheppard is set to travel to Ireland to complete his coaching badges.

The former Bidvest Wits youth coach is set to join an elite list of South African coaches by obtaining the UEFA Pro License coaching licence.

Sheppard joined the Glamour Boys in 2021 when Gavin Hunt was appointed as head coach at the club.

He remained on as an assistant coach following the departure of Hunt, serving under both Stuart Baxter and Arthur Zwane.

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Amakhosi assistant coach to obtain UEFA Pro licence

“Kaizer Chiefs assistant coach Dillon Sheppard is set to make his way to Ireland where he will complete his coaching badges.” a SoccerLaduma report read.

“‘Sheppy’ as the former winger is affectionately known, will travel to Ireland where he will study for his UEFA Pro License coaching badge.

“The retired winger will be in Europe for close to two weeks to complete a coaching course to earn the world-recognised coaching license.”

DILLON SHEPPARD Kaizer Chiefs
Dillon Sheppard, Amakhosi assistant coach. Image via Instagram @KaizerChiefs

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