Snl24 | Johnson: Inside Chiefs’ AFCON Plans

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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – NOVEMBER 26: Kaizer Chiefs coach Cavin Johnson celebrates during the DStv Premiership match between Moroka Swallows and Kaizer Chiefs at Dobsonville Stadium on November 26, 2023 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

With Kaizer Chiefs having played their final match of 2023 on Saturday against Sekhukhune United, interim head coach Cavin Johnson has given a glimpse into Amakhosi’s plans for the AFCON break.

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Chiefs managed to make it _ wins from four games with a _ against Babina Noko.

This follows wins against Polokwane City, Moroka Swallows and Richards Bay.

Like the rest of the Premiership teams, Chiefs will be going on a month-long break due to the Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to run from January 13, 2024 and finish on February 11.

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In that time, Chiefs players will enjoy a 12-day vacation and thereafter will enter into a mini pre-season before taking on TS Galaxy for their first fixture of 2024.

“We will give them (the players) off after the last game,” Johnson told journalists after their win against Richards Bay.

“I think it’s nice when it’s like this and they’ll have 10 or 12 days off. They’ll come back and we’ll go on a mini pre-season camp, whereby we’ve got a lot of things to do in showing them not what football is – but what football is under this banner that says Kaizer Chiefs.”

“Then we’ll get ready for the second part of the season,” he continued.

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