Zwane hints at hiring strikers coach at Chiefs amid goal drought

One among Kaizer Chiefs coach Arthur Zwane’s considerations this season is how his group have missed clear minimize probabilities. 

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And now the Amakhosi coach is contemplating taking motion to repair that by following the trail taken by their Soweto rivals Orlando Pirates. 

That’s hiring a striker coach who will work intently with the attackers to make sure they’ve the boldness and expertise to transform probabilities. 

Chiefs strikers like Ashley Du Preez and Caleb Bimenyimana have unbelievably missed some probabilities the place it regarded simpler to attain than to overlook. 

Pirates’ issues up entrance look to have been rectified because the arrival of Scott Chickelday as a striker coach. 

The Buccaneers have scored seven objectives in two video games since Chickelday’s arrival and the attackers look hungrier. 

It’s a norm in European groups to have a striker coach and South Africa’s personal Benni McCarthy has been hailed for the distinction he’s making at Manchester United.

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Zwane conceded that he might be headed in the identical path along with his technical group at Chiefs. 

“Going ahead, we’d look to strengthen that division by getting a striker coach,” mentioned Zwane after final weekend’s 1-0 loss to Mamelodi Sundowns.

Chiefs squandered a variety of probabilities on this sport and had they transformed a few of them, they might have come out with a greater outcome. 

“There’s a lot occurring now within the sport of soccer. The sport has developed and if we can not get it proper as coaches then we’d go that route (and get a striker coach).”

Not only a Chiefs downside

It’s, nonetheless, not solely Chiefs who’ve a scoring downside. It’s a huge downside in South African soccer. 

Solely Sundowns have managed to attain in nearly each sport they’ve performed this season. 

The highest goalscorer charts within the DStv Premiership paints an unpromising image. Sundowns’ Peter Shalulile has not too long ago taken the lead but once more. 

The Namibian is now on eight strikes after scoring within the 2-1 win over TS Galaxy on Tuesday night.

Following scorching on his heels are Chiefs’ personal Bomenyimana, and SuperSport United’s Bradley Grobler with seven objectives every. 

Etios Ighodaro of Chippa United, Junior Mendieta of Stellenbosch FC and Cassius Mailula of Sundowns come third with 5 every.