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Kaizer Chiefs youngster set for first team debut

Kaizer Chiefs academy star Aden McCarthy has been tipped to make his first team debut in the near future.

The 19-year-old has been a standout performer in Vela Khumalo’s Amakhosi DStv Diski Challenge team for a long time now.

McCarthy, the son of Chiefs legend Fabian McCarthy is a solid central defender and if the latest reports are anything to go by, he could soon be slotting into the first team’s defence.

Aden McCarthy joined the first team on their pre-season camp under coach Molefi Ntseki in June meaning he’s already familiar with the seniors.

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Kaizer Chiefs to hand McCarthy his debut soon?

“He is really getting close to making his debut for the senior team. And I won’t be surprised because he has been playing very well in the Diski Challenge.” an insider told Citizen.

“It’s just a matter of being given that small opportunity and I know that he will grab it with both hands.

“He trains with the senior team from time to time and you can see that there is a lot that he can offer when he comes up against some of the top players in the country.”

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Kaizer Chiefs put their woeful form behind them after the International break by defeating Swallows FC on Sunday afternoon.

The 1-0 victory, courtesy of a late Christian Saile goal, pushed Cavin Johnson’s side into the top eight.

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Cavin Johnson’s side enjoy another lengthy break. Their next fixture only takes place on 09 December 2023.

They’ll travel to Polokwane to face Polokwane City on the 9th.

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