Kaizer Chiefs is set to name a new captain ahead of next season.
The Need For A New Captain At Kaizer Chiefs
At the end of this season, Chiefs will need to name a new captain, as their current skipper, Itumeleng Khune, is out of contract and unlikely to renew his deal.
The club needs a fresh and dynamic leader who can take them to the next level and restore their pride and glory.
The Candidates For The Role
There are a few candidates for the captaincy role at Chiefs, such as Keagan Dolly, Brandon Petersen, Zitha Kwinika, and Given Msimango
However, one name sticks out like a sore thumb.
Thatayaone Ditlhokwe was a headline arrival at the club from SuperSport United and has immediately become a mainstay at the back.
The Qualities Of Ditlhokwe
Ditlhokwe is a specialist central defender but can fill in at left-back.
He is strong, fast, agile, and composed on the ball. He is also a good reader of the game and a brave tackler.
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Confidence is a huge part of being a defender, and this young man is supremely confident in his abilities without being arrogant about it.
In his first interview as a Chiefs player, he seemed unfazed at the prospect of representing one of the continent’s biggest teams.
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He was one of Gavin Hunt’s most trusted lieutenants with a big reputation , and at just 25, he already captained his national team.
He has shown great leadership skills and maturity on and off the pitch.
He is respected by his teammates and opponents alike.
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He is also a role model for oung players and fans, as he is humble, hardworking, and passionate about the game.