Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says Steve Khompela could have led Kaizer Chiefs to a second or third place finish on the final Premiership standings had he been given more time at Naturena. Amakhosi suffered the ignominy of missing out on a place in the top eight following their defeat to Chippa United on the last day of the season on Saturday and Mosimane said Komphela was doing a good job at Naturena before he was fired in 2018. “Steve Khompela did a very good job there‚ he could have finished second or third‚” said Mosimane. “But they removed him. I have always told you guys that you can remove him because he has not won the title for the last three years but is he the only one? “What is your guarantee that next year other people who replace him will win? It is a little tough for them but every team goes through a cycle. “Sundowns went through it for seven years‚ Liverpool went through it for about 19 years‚ AC Milan‚ Arsenal are going through that cycle and you can go on...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now