Kaizer Chiefs are looking to strengthen their goalkeeping department by signing one of the young talents from Motema Pembe, a Congolese club.
Amakhosi have been struggling to find a reliable replacement for Itumeleng Khune, who has been out of form for a long time.
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The move was initiated by Eshele Botende, a former goalkeeper who played for the club in the late 1990s.
Petersen Under Fire For Costly Errors
The current first-choice keeper for Kaizer Chiefs, Brandon Petersen, has been under fire for his costly errors that have cost the team points and a chances to compete for trophies.
Petersen was blamed for conceding two goals in the DStv Premiership match against Mamelodi Sundowns, and another one in the MTN8 semifinal against the same opponents.
Petersen’s mistakes have raised questions about his concentration and confidence, and have put his position in jeopardy.
The fans have been calling for a change in the goalkeeping department, and the management seems to have listened.
Negotiations Underway With Motema Pembe
The deal is expected to be finalized before the end of the year, as Chiefs are keen to bolster their squad ahead of the second half of the season.
The club hopes that the new keeper will bring stability and security to their defence, and help them challenge for silverware