Kaizer Chiefs have had a poor start to the 2020/21 DStv Premiership season, winning just one of their first seven league matches.
However, Chiefs winger Dumisani Zuma, who recently returned to action after a lengthy injury layoff, believes his team is steadily improving despite failing to register a win in their last three games.
The ‘Glamour Boys’ are in 13th place with just six points from their seven games and head into the Bloemfontein Celtic clash tomorrow night at FNB Stadium on the back of a 2-1 loss at the hands of SuperSport United.
“It will be a tough game as they [Celtic] gave us problems last season in the two rounds [in the league]. They are doing well as they were in the Nedbank Cup and MTN8 final, so it’s going to be tough,” said Zuma.
“But we also have to use this game to bounce back as our performances are getting better. I can say it is still early, we have a new coach and we’re still understanding his philosophy.
“But I think now we are improving, especially in the last two games, and I’m sure we will continue and get positive results,” added Zuma, who made his first appearance this season against ‘Matsatsantsa’ on Tuesday evening.
The 25-year-old made an immediate impact as he won the penalty that resulted in Chiefs’ consolation goal scored by Lebogang Manyama and said it feels good to be back on the field of play.
He also expressed his gratitude to the coaches for being patient with him during his hard times.
“I’m feeling good, at least my body is responding well, and I would like to thank the coaches for being patient with me during injuries and other things that were affecting me,” said Zuma.
Zuma joined ‘Amakhosi’ back in 2017 expecting to raise his profile with great performances, but injuries and the lack of consistency have hampered his progress. As a result, the attacker has yet to live up to his billing at the Soweto giants.
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By FARPost Reporter
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