GALLERY: Chiefs media day

Kaizer Chiefs welcomed the media to The Village in Naturena on Thursday and KickOff.com provides an inside look at what went down.

Chiefs are in preparation for their third round Absa Premiership showdown with SuperSport United, which is set to take place at the FNB Stadium on Saturday (18h00).

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Amakhosi are currently the only side with a perfect record after two rounds of fixtures, having scored four goals and conceded two, as they occupy second spot on the log table.

Speaking to the media to preview the much-anticipated match was defenders Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya and Reeve Frosler, as well as midfielder Lebogang Manyama. 

Though coach Ernst Middendorp was not made available for interviews, indications were that several players have returned from injury and could be in contention for the upcoming clash.

Goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune was fully kitted and looked fit for duty, as was youngsters Happy Mashiane and Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, who had been side-lined since the beginning of the year.

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Khama Billiat, who has been the subject of intense transfer speculation, was in high spirits and appeared focussed on the task at hand as he went through his paces.

Madagascan midfielder ‘Dax’ Andrianarimanana continues to train despite not being registered for the 2019/20 campaign due to the club’s foreign quota being exhausted.

New signing Yagan Sasman is also in contention for his club debut following his late arrival in pre-season after being released by GladAfrica Championship side Ajax Cape Town.

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