Amakhosi not cancelling awards

Premiership

Kaizer Chiefs are set to go ahead with their annual end-of-season club awards despite their disastrous Absa Premiership campaign.

Chiefs registered one of their worst campaigns in the club’s history, but more notably their worst in the PSL era, as they ended ninth on the log standings.

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Amakhosi rounded out the league season with a defeat – their 12th of the season – away to Chippa United on Saturday afternoon, as they recorded a record low of 39 points.

Despite having cancelled their traditional award ceremony after last year’s poor season, the club are set to continue with their scheduled plans to honour players after their final game of the 2018/19 season.

When contacted for confirmation, club football manager Bobby Motaung directed questions towards the marketing department, with digital manager Kemiso Motuang now having confirmed.

“Yes, as far as I know, we will go ahead with our end-of-season awards. If there’s any change, the club will make official pronouncements,” she tells KickOff.com.

The Glamour Boys do still have the opportunity to end their trophy drought when they contest the Nedbank Cup final against First Division giant-killers TS Galaxy at the Moses Mabhida Stadium this Saturday.

Khama Billiat is certain to earn plaudits for his contribution in his first season at Naturena, having managed 14 goals across all competitions - including a hattrick in their CAF Confederation Cup opening round.

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