Kaizer Chiefs are without FIVE of their international stars at their training base in Naturena as they work on their tactics.
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For the first time in a long time, Chiefs have five players at once who will be on national duty with their respective national teams.
KAIZER CHIEFS STARS ON NATIONAL TEAM DUTY
For starters, Chiefs have both Mduduzi Mdantsane and Sibongiseni Mthethwa in the Bafana Bafana squad in this international break.
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Bafana Bafana face Eswatini on Friday before playing against 2024 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hosts Ivory Coast on Tuesday.
Furthermore, Edmilson Dove is with Mozambique for the two friendlies against Angola and Nigeria.
Chiefs defender Thatayaone Ditlhokwe has also left the Village to be with his Botswana national team teammates.
And finally, Edson Castillo has been called up to represent Venezuela against Brazil on Friday before facing Chile on 17 October.
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KAIZER CHIEFS’ MACUFE CUP MATCH CANCELLED
This year’s Macufe Cup has been cancelled for unknown reasons, and it was supposed to be between Chiefs and Sundowns.
Last season, Royal AM, who bought Bloemfontein Celtic’s PSL status, participated and won the one-day tournament by beating Chiefs.