Gustavo Paez of Kaizer Chiefs celebrates 2nd goal during the 2017 Nedbank Cup Last 16 match between Acornbush United and Kazier Chiefs at Kabokweni Stadium, Kabokweni South Africa on 09 April 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix
Monday Apr 17, 2017. 15:00
Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Komphela is pleased with Venezuelan striker Gustavo Paez's contribution at the South African club.
The 27-year-old forward helped Chiefs overcome Chippa United 1-0 in an Absa Premiership match at the Mbombela Stadium on Saturday evening.
With experienced striker Bernard Parker out suspended, Komphela looked to Paez, who has scored three goals in his last three competitive matches.
"Paez gave us everything we were looking for," Komphela told Chiefs' official website.
"I thought that he would get tired, but he played well until the end of the match.”
"We will sort out the return of Parker when we get there next week.”
Paez is Chiefs' top goalscorer in the Nedbank Cup with three goals from two matches.