AmaZulu’s reason for selling Khuzwayo to Chiefs

Posted: 23 May 2012 Time: 09:13 am

AmaZulu have given their reason behind their decision to sell Nhlanhla Khuzwayo to Kaizer Chiefs.

Khuzwayo, who spent this season at Thanda Royal Zulu, will be moving to Naturena in the new season.

Usuthu’s general manager Peter O’Connor says it was in the player’s best interest that the club agreed to the deal with Chiefs.

“Seeing that Tapuwa Kapini has another three years with us, it was agreed that we would release ‘Casillas’ [Khuzwayo] because he wouldn’t be playing as the first-choice goalkeeper,” O’Connor explains.

“So to enable him to get more game-time we have decided to allow him to join Chiefs after they had approached us for his services,” he adds.

Khuzwayo is expected to provide cover for Itumeleng Khune in the new season, while Arthur Bartman is likely to call it quits.

Meanwhile, has been informed that Chiefs have not responded to a new contract proposal submitted by Thela Ngobeni’s agent, Walter Mokoena.

Mokoena submitted a proposal for a new deal early this year, but apparently Ngobeni, whose contract expires at the end of June, could now be deemed surplus to requirements.

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Previous comments on this story...

posted: 09:41 am
Bobby is doing as he pleases. Rainer made it clear that Thela now is ready to compete with Itu but he may leave the team and they choose an unknown in this Khuzwayo guy ahead of the under 23 player. Something is very wrong with Bobby's head.
Bakaniya For Life
posted: 09:49 am
that's Bobby for you.. the guy is leaving in his own world and seeing his own things.
posted: 09:51 am
Ok, uma wazi ibhola , you know this guy very well,Casillas [wath a keeper]. But still u Bobby uyasijwayela.
Tibos [Khosi-FOUR-Life]
posted: 10:01 am
this makes no sense, if he wont have a game time at amzulu wat makes them to think he will make it 2 chiefs? i mean Nkune is no1 at chiefs and at the national team we also hav Bartman who also struggled for game time, whats the use on signing him, they can jst tell us another reason other than this crap
posted: 10:02 am
ok so let me get this straight. This guy is deemed surplus at Amazulu but deemed a requirement at Chiefs?????????????????

which team is bigger than the other here??????????

Once a treble always a treble.
posted: 10:03 am
Gud luck Cassilas for ur new team hoping that u r going to save TRZ 1st then join Zebras. Maybe u will be 2nd choice in Baxter's troops ahead of Madala (Bartman). Rise high
Reverend Panther
posted: 10:03 am
If DA can march to CUSATU House why can't Chiefs fans march to Naturena.they were promised Mathoho and others but they get Khuzwayo instead.This is not just an insults to KC fans only but to Piraates and Sundowns fans. I don't expect to see Katsande competing against Hlompho Kekana and Jali next season.
posted: 10:03 am
Bobby fat cat wasinyela wena,we need thela ngobeni nt khuzwayo nxi uyahlanya wena ngekhanda elikhulu
posted: 10:05 am
Its time for Zebra family to get rid of Madalas & focus in youth to build their family business so that come 2012/13 season they will able to stop Cup Kings (Pirates). U never know he can rise to the ocasion
posted: 10:07 am
“So to enable him to get more game-time we have decided to allow him to join Chiefs after they had approached us for his services,” he adds.
hahahahahah so this guy is telling us that Tapuwa Kapini and this cow are better than that overrated Spider Madala who always sleep on the field. Erasmus found him sleeping from the centre line and mustabated him. This statement means this cow Khuzwayo stand a chance of game time against Kunene not Kapini.
Champ Dee
posted: 10:08 am
My fellow Chiefs fanatics, yehlisani umoya, think about it carefully, Bartman is going to call it quits at the end of the season, Metsimetsi is definitely leaving, which means Thela is most likely going to stay and compete for the 2nd choice with Khuzwayo, because each squad needs atleast 3 keepers, Khuzwayo just like his name is brilliant and don't forget that he has age on his side and he has the best Goalkeeper Coach in the country so he can only get better and Khune needs this kind of competition.
posted: 10:11 am
Why do they call this cow Khuzwayo, "Casillas," heheh people are not afraid of jail. What will happen if Casillas can hear this nonsense.
Back - To - Back Trebble Champ Mopheme
posted: 10:11 am
Really..! Bobby's head needs to be re-examined.! Seriously..!!
posted: 10:16 am
Siyaz, did you just call Nhlanhla Khuzwayo an unknown? By the way there is a guy i used to chat to kwi Kaizer Chiefs chat zone and naye kwakungu SiyaZ.
posted: 10:17 am
A great acquisition for the team indeed but we still emphasise the need of an creative or attacking middlefielder in the mold of Sibusiso Vilakazi
Back - To - Back Trebble Champ Mopheme
posted: 10:27 am
mpoposhe: 2012-05-23 10:17

A great acquisition for the team indeed.

Tripple Treble & Second Star
posted: 10:59 am
This Team might suprise you, Kaiser Kota chips FC, haibooo
posted: 11:07 am
deeming thela ngobeni surplus to requirements is a serious mistake !.Hes seriously talented. He has to stay behind jus incase khune is sold overseas or exposed for age cheating.
posted: 11:22 am

They are blaming Bobby already ....rice Khozi rice
posted: 11:27 am

Even the money injected by Vodacom is not changing the approach at Naturena.

another season without a trophy
Matt/ Tremble4Da2ndStarChamps
posted: 11:29 am
Is this more important than our Trophy City Parade from yesterday? C'mon DickOff!!!!!
GinoFeelo Balotelli
posted: 11:36 am
Champ-Marapo: 2012-05-23 10:11 [ Report ]

Why do they call this cow Khuzwayo, "Casillas," heheh people are not afraid of jail. What will happen if Casillas can hear this nonsense.


Didier Drogba had 3 seizures after seeing the bloemas that was using his name....

posted: 12:10 pm
@Mopheme if you gave yourself time and watched the U23 Olympic Qualifiers and the All Africa Games or watched the past weekend First Division match between TRZ and Tuks you'll when why i say his a great acquisition
Finidi_(A Khosi By Choice)
posted: 01:03 pm
Let me get this straight..the player is leaving Amazulu because he is not going to get game time, so to afford him more game time they selling them to KAIZER CHIEFS? Please man, why dont you admit the money was too good to resist? Anyways Welcome to the Mighty Gold and Black player..all the best!
posted: 01:13 pm
We'll all know this boy isnt gonna dislodge Khune or Bartman provided Chiefs keeep Bartman.I don't see the game time O'connor is talkin about happening for the boy.
posted: 01:26 pm
I hope that Kaizer Chiefs are busy behind the scenes with regards to acquiring new and quality personnel. We do not want excuses anymore especially with the huge cash injection from Vodacom. Failure to acquire quality players this time will surely spell the demise of Kaizer Chiefs for ever. Kaizer has asked for patience in order for this delicate process to be wound up. I just hope this is not another ploy to escape purchasing players who will compete.
Filaz Roger Feutmba...Sandawana
posted: 01:43 pm
Buying another 2nd choice keeper like they did with Water-=water???? wish, hamba Bobby maaarn....
DTC until Chips win CAF Champions League
posted: 02:48 pm
I wish Chiefs can play this boy against either Sundowns or Pirates! Chiefs is playing with fire. Sooner their team will be turned into Jomo Cosmos. Yes soccer is business but in business if you invest little your return will be less too. By the way I am a DOUBLE TRIPLE CHAMP hence let me keep quiet about visionelss teams.
DTC until Chips win CAF Champions League
posted: 02:51 pm
@FINIDI: We all know that KC is one of the BIG 3 in SA soccer. What is said about gametime for this boy does not make sense to me. This is like asking a 10 yr old boy to lift a 50kg after failing to lift a 10kg. To me this is belittling Chiefs!
NtwanakaGadaffi "Never Park The Bus Against Bucs"
posted: 04:32 pm
Khuzwayo is a very good keeper... However, he still needs to be groomed for another season or two in order to elevate his mindset and help him to adapt to a bigger team....

"Never Park The Bus Against The Bucs... Uzoyisola"
Champ-Jersy NO:10
posted: 12:34 pm
We have our Development/Reserve Teams:G.Arrows,B.Celtic and P.Stars and as always this family has copied and followed us making AmaZulu,Santos their Development Teams as well......nxaaaaa
posted: 05:55 pm
posted: 06:59 pm
Good move khuzwayo but you must know here you fight or you jump and don't be like that Dom kat of Pie~rats who fight Khune for 8 yrs and decide to quit to play for bafana he is a disgrace coward looser(welcome to the Khosi land khuzwayo)
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