Kaizer Chiefs head coach Gavin Hunt says the FIFA switch ban has seen them lose out on a number of targets however admits it could possibly be a blessing in disguise.
Chiefs have been handicapped within the switch window with their incapacity to register gamers and have seen the likes of Thabang Monare transfer to their fierce rivals Orlando Pirates as a result of present circumstances.
As they await the end result of their attraction to the Courtroom of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), time is slipping away because the window deadline on November 17 looms, which Hunt eluded to after admitting their most well-liked targets cannot wait any longer.
“It’s totally tough to attempt to signal gamers and promise them the ban might be lifted, in order that’s very tough from that perspective, however the different factor when you take a look at the flip aspect, most of the gamers that have been right here final 12 months have to show that they will do it,” he stated.
“It is a fantastic alternative, it is precisely the identical squad, no person new, no person going out and gamers should realise they will show they will do it once more and in the event that they need to do it.
“The signing of gamers is out of my management, it is on the administration stage, there’s nothing I can do about that. I can determine 20 gamers however they cannot are available and the market you see gamers are going to different golf equipment as a result of they cannot sit round hoping that Chiefs will signal them.”
Amakhosi open their season with the MTN8 quarter-final conflict in opposition to Maritzburg United on Sunday at FNB Stadium (15h00).
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