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Kaizer Chiefs coach explains why Nkosinphile Ngcobo is not playing



Kaizer chiefs’ Stuart Baxter discussed the absence of one of the young, bright players from Kaizer Chiefs in this season, as well as queries regarding Kaizer chiefs new signing Njabulo Ngcobo during the Press Conference on Thursday.

Nkosingiphile Ngcobo was an injurious victim when the club was obliged to rely on Amakhosi’s transfer prohibiting players in its development classes under Gavin Hunt once its breakthrough occurred.

A 21-year-old, who took over Hunt, rarely had any chance to take advantage of him, he took an astonishing 40 appearance at all national and continental events and received plaudits.

“When I was a fan, I would ask the coach the same questions. However, all I can tell is that for the last two weeks Mshini has really worked well,” the coach told reporters.

You can understand why the midfielder was questioned by the Englishman, a player many believed to have been clearly an outcry when Chiefs could not record new faces in their 2020/21 campaign due to the FIFA penalty.

In his two-man midfield, both of whom arrive to Chiefs this year, Baxter favored Alexander Cole and Phathutshedzo Nange.

The coach quickly pointed out, however, that Ngcobo knocked again on the door to be taken into consideration.

“I was flat a little bit, didn’t play with the correct energy and didn’t play with the proper passion,” Baxter revealed.

“Even if you’re a talented boy, you don’t have a seat in the team. It truly is now beginning to fire and pressurizing players in front of it right now. The way he works, I’m incredibly happy.”

Another young player who took his turn last season to play frequently, Ngcobo and Happy Mashiane, maybe Chiefs need not rush to the transfer market in January since this limited their prospects.

It was agreed by Baxter.

“If additional players join in the club and Happy (Mashiane) is the same, I don’t have any more time, you know. These are two fantastic players I want, but the more players I have, the closer the doors,’ he remarked as he answered the question, “When the window reopens, the club signs a strike.

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