At Home: Itumeleng Khune


The South African veteran goalkeeper has described his trade as similar to wine, good wine. At 30 years of age, he has already appeared 300 times for Soweto giants, Kaizer Chiefs and is a certainty on the Bafana Bafana team sheet. Khune has become an influential figure in the South African football, well known for his vocal abilities in goal, out of this world shot stops and seamless ball distribution. The South African nation will are definitely delighted to know that he still has a few more years of service and will just get better. This is what he had to say to the Amakhosi (Kaizer Chiefs) website:

"With age, my body strength is slowly regressing, but I am able to read situations much faster and, as a result, close down situations before they become dangerous.

Goalkeeping is like good wine, the older the better. I am still hungry for more success and want to win more trophies,"