Khune set for 200th game

Posted: 9 April 2014 Time: 01:57 pm

Kaizer Chiefs skipper Itumeleng Khune will tonight reach a personal milestone of 200 games when he leads Amakhosi against Mpumalanga Black Aces at FNB Stadium.

The 26-year-old made his PSL debut on 25 August, 2007 against Jomo Cosmos in the second league match of the 2007-08 season, and has since been an everpresent for Chiefs when available.

He has kept 91 clean sheets in the 199 games he has played in all competitions, while also earning 64 caps and taking over the Bafana Bafana captaincy.

Besides his recent ankle injury that forced him to miss a month of action, Khune also sat out a sizeable chunk of the 2009-10 campaign through injury.

Since making his debut seven years ago, Khune has also won every piece of silverware on the domestic scene in the shape of the Telkom Knockout (twice), MTN8, Nedbank Cup and the ABSA Premiership, while he has twice been named the KICK OFF Footballer of the Season.

Khune started this season on 172 appearances.

Article by: Lovemore Moyo

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Dikmol
posted: 2014-04-09 12:02:25

Well it is common at Chiefs for players to reach such milestones. This is a measure of a team with strong and stable leadership, few coaching changes and professional set-up.

There is so much to boast about at Chiefs. Congratulations to South Africa's finest. Welldone Khune.  

Naturena Born Killer
posted: 2014-04-09 12:05:07

Good Luck tonite capi, one more clean sheet for you!

Ongzstar17
posted: 2014-04-09 12:05:52

Congratulations Captain Fantastic!

Arm Chair Critic
posted: 2014-04-09 12:07:50

Incredible record boy. keep it up

I am Gold and Black
posted: 2014-04-09 12:09:14

Mzansi's Number 1

Please make us proud tonight

Kickoff BloggerLePirates
posted: 2014-04-09 12:10:25

Let him honor that and conceded 2 goals tonight.................

mooki12
posted: 2014-04-09 12:10:42

 A true model player for young up & coming talent to learn from, against all odds he made it through, even forced established keepers to leave chiefs. Like Itu, if you get a break in life? hold on to it and make your own future

King Kalushi
posted: 2014-04-09 12:12:16

Mzansi's fishnet

Chiefs_PRO
posted: 2014-04-09 12:13:17

Well done Mzansi ' s finest

Qungasi
posted: 2014-04-09 12:16:10

MaKenzo OlifantsfonteinPiratesBranch Go ask 4 change frm ur English teacher.... kudlaliwe ngawe

spice
posted: 2014-04-09 12:20:57

The stats don't lie. Senzo MaKhumalo, are you reading this?

Sjavo
posted: 2014-04-09 12:21:18

Qungasi MaKenzo OlifantsfonteinPiratesBranch  Lol he must go attend abet classes with Sangweni and 5skippers.

spice
posted: 2014-04-09 12:21:42

Qungasi MaKenzo OlifantsfonteinPiratesBranch Myeke bafo, isidomu sase Mabafe lesi lol

master football
posted: 2014-04-09 12:22:27

 , you can see he his from Orlando ....... lol

Weezy*F*
posted: 2014-04-09 12:23:10

Personal milestones usually come with badluck....I see him conceding two soft goals to hand Aces easy points.

I can recall Roger De Sa's milestone of 400 games where he was brutally circumcised by the Maluti boys 4-1.

Recently, Arsene Wenger's milestone of 1000 games ended in a 6-1 drubbing in the hands of Chelsea.

Makhozi be very afraid. 

KingZwai
posted: 2014-04-09 12:23:55

Weezy*F* Ubhemile

Sjavo
posted: 2014-04-09 12:24:01

All the best king khune and please take care of minnie dlamini.

MlindiN1
posted: 2014-04-09 12:30:50

well done King Khune, Captain fantastic..keep it up and make us proud tonight. KHOSI4LIFE!

jb chauke
posted: 2014-04-09 12:34:59

well done king khune.

The Yellow Disciple!
posted: 2014-04-09 12:36:28

Weezy*F* LOL!

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