Maponyane breaks down Baccus' precarious Chiefs future


Legendary Kaizer Chiefs striker Marks "Go man Go" Maponyane has commented on Kearyn Baccus' uncertain future at the club.

The midfielder is said to be considering an exit from Naturena due to a lack of playing time.

Since the arrival of head coach Stuart Baxter the midfielder has fallen down the pecking order with the likes of Cole Alexander and Phathusedzo Nange preferred.

The 30-year-old whose contract expires on June 30, 2022, is considering returning to Australia.

"He is a good player, and whenever he comes on he makes a good contribution," Maponyane tells KickOff.

"The only thing is with the new coach I'm sure he wants to play in a certain way and he doesn't find him to fit into that style.

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"That to me is a setback for him. But then again at the end of the day, it's not about him it's about the team.

"But the thing is the team is not winning regularly so you will realise that at some point players will need to be given a run.

"Unfortunately it happens to a lot of players where you as a player of's just the roll of the dice sometimes I would call it. And you will think how can they let go of so and so and kept this one?

"He is not a bad player, I wouldn't even at any moment say good riddance you know.

"But with his thoughts of going back I don't think it's anything bad you know, we all want to play we not getting young.

"It won't be a major loss you know (His departure) because he hasn't been playing. So it won't be highly impactful given the fact that the memories of his contribution are very distant.

"As a player, you appeal to other coaches and you don't appeal to others you know."