Khune praises Chiefs fortitude

Chiefs have endured some tough results this season, however, a four-match winning streak has since placed them in second spot on the Absa Premiership log.

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The 29-year-old goalkeeper, meanwhile, has reserved praise for his teammates' efforts in trying to rectify their shortcomings, and relishes their current run of five matches without defeat.

“Winning games is something we have worked hard for as a team and everyone in the team deserves all the praise and credit," Khune told his club's website.

"It’s not a one man show, because we are all working hard on ourselves and it’s showing.

“As players we have been tough mentally, especially during the difficult period earlier on in the season, and that togetherness has allowed us to enjoy this period as a team where we are five games unbeaten."

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With the season edging ever closer to it's pinnacle, the Bafana Bafana shot-stopper has urged his troops to remain competitive in order to continue with their fine form.

“Now we want to achieve more as a team and continue with the good run of winning, and the mentality is showing in every aspect of our game, which is crucial at this stage of the season," he added.

“We are at a point where we are very competitive; we’re doing what the coaching staff is asking of us, and we’re trying to do it in the proper fashion.

"Some of the football we have played has been good to see. The confidence is high.”