The head coach of Kaizer Chiefs’ DStv Diski Challenge team, Vela Khumalo, has issued a stern warning to his players about becoming complacent despite leading the league’s title race.
The young Amakhosi team has had a blazing start to the season, winning four of their first five matches and scoring an impressive 16 goals.
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Currently, they sit at the top of the table with 13 points, holding a one point lead over Sekhukhune United and two points lead Mamelodi Sundowns.
However, Khumalo emphasises the importance of maintaining focus and not prematurely celebrating their success.
Early Season Success For Kaizer Chiefs In The DDC
Kaizer Chiefs’ DDC team kicked off the season with a remarkable winning streak, securing victory in four out of their first five matches.
This impressive performance saw them score an astounding 16 goals, making a statement in the league.
Top Of The DDC Table
With 13 points to their name, Chiefs currently lead the DStv Diski Challenge table.
They maintain a one point advantage over their closest competitor, Sekhukhune United, setting the stage for a thrilling title race.
Warning Against Complacency
Head coach Vela Khumalo has been quick to caution his players against complacency.
He believes that despite their strong start, it’s essential to remember that they haven’t won anything yet.
With 25 matches still to be played in the season, Khumalo urges his players to stay grounded and maintain the right mentality.
Celebrations are premature, and the focus should be on the long journey ahead.
Khumalo emphasises that maintaining the same group of players together for two seasons has played a pivotal role in their early success.
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This continuity, coupled with the right mentality and an unrelenting desire to succeed, has propelled them to the top of the table.
However, Khumalo and his team are keenly aware that there’s a long road ahead, with more than 20 games left to play.
Chiefs’ DDC team is among the few in the league that have yet to taste defeat this season.