After reading stories about Itumeleng Khune , speculations where that the Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper is leaving the team. Fortunately, rumors where silenced and it was made clear that Khune isn’t going anywhere. The player also went on to put a visible stamp by posting a picture on Instagram with the words: “Khune wethu akayi ndawo (Our Khune is not going anywhere)”.
Khune last acted as captain of Chiefs in a 2-0 League defeat of SuperSport United on 30 August. He was then sidelined with due to an ankle injury.
Of recent, Khune has agreed to hand over the armband to defender Tefu Mashamaite until he is a regular in the side again. “He said he thinks that Mashamaite should retain the armband.
Amakhosi coach Stuart Baxter revealed that it was Khune’s decision that Mashamaite should continue leading the log leaders. “We had a talk me and Itu and we agreed that this would be the best solution that ‘Masha’ should continue with the captaincy until he is 100 percent and back as a regular”, the coach explained further.