Trouble brewing at Chiefs?

Mochudi Centre Chiefs' aspirations of winning the league title for the first time might take a nosedive after reports of tension between players. It is said that some Chiefs' players are unhappy and have threatened to walk out of the team because they do not get enough games. Reports say the players accuse the head coach Mike Sithole of applying double standards.

They say he is favouring certain players especially those who arrived during the last transfer window.
The players claimed that when Sithole first arrived, he used to explain to them why they are not playing but after the departure of former assistant coach, Daniel 'Chicco' Nare, things changed. It is understood that this week, the management intervened and ordered one of the aggrieved players back to training.
Sithole has denied that there are players who are unhappy with the way he runs the team. "This is news to me. The line-up depends on the kind of opponents we come up against. Players come from different backgrounds and it is my duty to motivate them," he said.
Though he claimed that the team is intact, Sithole advised that if there are some players who are unhappy, they should come forward.
"At first when I came here, I used to address players on why they're not in the starting team because I was new and wanted to understand them," Sithole told Mmegi Sport.
Chiefs' captain Noah 'Stooge' Kareng said everywhere in the world, players never stop complaining especially those who do not play regularly.
"This is not new but they should understand that at this stage, you can't risk to change a winning team. There are some players who came to me complaining but I thought we've addressed their complaints," he said.
Kareng pleaded with his teammates to remain focused at this stage of the season because they want to win the league. "I urge those who are not fielded to work harder and break into the team. They should fight hard to win the championship and that's when they can start complaining," he said.

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