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News24.com | Ex-Amakhosi striker comes to Gavin Hunt’s defence: ‘The players are not good enough’

Gavin Hunt, coach of Kaizer Chiefs, after the Premiership match against Maritzburg on 9 January 2021 in Johannesburg.

Gavin Hunt, coach of Kaizer Chiefs, after the Premiership match against Maritzburg on 9 January 2021 in Johannesburg.

Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Shane McGregor
has defended coach Gavin Hunt, stating that his squad is simply not good enough
to achieve better results.

Amakhosi have struggled to make a mark on
the DStv Premiership this season as they are in 10th position with only four
wins to their name after 17 fixtures.

Hunt has come under pressure due to the
underwhelming results, but McGregor believes the squad at his disposal just
won’t cut it at the top level of South African football.

“They haven’t been able to strengthen
the squad and obviously the team is not good enough,” McGregor told the
SowetanLIVE.

“The players are not good enough, so
it is difficult for them. The defeat (against Wydad Casablanca) is now going to
be a huge blow. It doesn’t help confidence.

“As I said, if you don’t have the
players, there is nothing you can do, unfortunately.

“And if you can’t buy and bring
players, there is nothing they can do until next season. They need to try their
best and see what they can do until the rest of the year.”

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