'I fear for Gavin Hunt'

CAF Champions League

Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Kenny Niemach is worried about head coach Gavin Hunt's situation at The Village in Naturena.

Despite their great run of form in the CAF Champions League this campaign, Amakhosi are facing the possibility of not qualifying for any of the continental competitions next season.

Chiefs missed out on the Nedbank Cup following their embarrassing defeat to lower league club Richards Bay FC, while they are currently outside the top eight in the league with only four matches remaining.

Niemach believes Chiefs can still qualify for next season's Champions League if they can go all the way in the current competition.

"He's got his work cut out for him Gavin Hunt, they win one game and then they play the next game they lose against TTM," Niemach tells KickOff.com.

"It shows the consistency mentality is not yet there you see, it's taking him time and I don't know if the Kaizer Chiefs fans will give him the sort of patience that he needs.

"He is not going get relegated, I don't see that happening. So he [should] rather focus on that Champions League and see how far he can go. Whether he can go and win it, it's very difficult, very tough. His only chance of playing in Africa next season is the Champions League, everything else is gone.

"So whoever is in it, he's still got a chance. You can't write them off. So I fear for Gavin, but look, he's been here before, he's an experienced coach, he's a winner, he's not a loser, he knows what he's doing. If he can ride this storm, I see him doing big things at Kaizer Chiefs next season."

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