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Karuru's chance to charm new Chiefs coach Komphela

Posted: 1 July 2015 Time: 08:17

Zimbabwean midfielder Ovidy Karuru has been afforded the chance to convince new coach Steve Komphela to push Kaizer Chiefs into possibly reversing their decision to make him available for a loan move away from Naturena for the new season.

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The club announced at the beginning of the month that Karuru will be loaned out in the new season along with Simphiwe Mtsweni, Chris Matombo, Levy Mokgothu and Zitha Macheke.

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Macheke and Matombo have since been moved to Chippa United on season-long deals, while the left-back duo of Mtsweni and Mokgothu is definitely leaving with that position already congested following the return of Keegan Ritchie.

With regards to Karuru – who arrived at the beginning of last season from Belgium – he has now been afforded an opportunity to use the ongoing pre-season to charm Komphela.

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Game-time was agonisingly difficult to come by for Karuru last season as Chiefs went on a record-breaking campaign under Stuart Baxter, and he was eventually limited to a mere two starts and one substitute appearance all season.

The reality has been that the 26-year-old never got much of a chance to showcase his qualities despite winning the favour of the club in getting them to sign him this time last year after a brief assessment.

Karuru plays as an attacking midfielder.

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Article by: Lovemore Moyo
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