What could be the first thing that jumps into Steve Komphela’s mind when he opens his eyes in the morning? Does he purr with the contentment of the cat that got the cream when he remembers he is the head coach of the most popular soccer club in Southern Africa? Or do drops of cold sweat slither down the back of his spine when the morning cobwebs clear and he recalls that his own supporters at Kaizer Chiefs have turned on him and are counting the days until they see the back of him? I suspect it is the latter that immediately jumps into the likeable coach’s mind, given events of the past few weeks. Think about it folks. Komphela has a job that many of his colleagues in the country and even elsewhere in the world would be willing to give their right arm for. But as is often the case with such a gig, it is also an incredibly hot seat that has seen some former occupants lose a considerable amount of weight without even stepping into a gym. It is both a blessing and curse to Komphela bec...

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