Khune breaks silence following his Kaizer Chiefs suspension

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Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune spoke for the first time since his suspension.

The 36-year-old keeper was placed on suspension and stripped of the club captaincy in December.

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He is expected to take part in the Carling All-Stars team that will face Stellenbosch FC this weekend.

Speaking to the media for the first time since his suspension, the ex-Bafana said he has training very hard.

“I’m doing great, I’m doing well,” said Khune as per FARPost.

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“I think everyone has seen that I’ve been keeping fit. I’ve been training very hard because as a 24-hour pro you can’t relax at any given time, you will never know where your destiny is.

Khune set to play again this weekend

“And when they opened the votes for the fans to start voting, and I saw my name there, I told myself that in whatever that I’m going through, it is a blessing in disguise, and I just had to stay ready for anything that is coming my way,” he said.

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“I’m happy that I’ve managed to carry that through over the years that I will have that never-say-die spirit, and nothing will discourage me. But I’m happy that I’ve been keeping fit, and I’m happy to be here,” Khune added.

The match between All-Stars and the Carling Knockout Cup champions, Stellenbosch FC will be played at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday.

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