Hlompho Kekana of Mamelodi Sundowns challenged by Willard Katsande of Kaizer Chiefs during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 match between Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns at the FNB Stadium, South Africa on 01 April 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix
Friday Jul 28, 2017. 13:30
Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande has admitted that the Soweto giants lacked consistency last season, as they ended another campaign without silverware.
The Amakhosi were guilty of dropping valuable points throughout the campaign, most notable conceding a catalogue of late goals as they eventually ended the 2016-17 season 10 points behind champions Bidvest Wits.
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In an interview with KickOff.com, Katsande revealed that he and his teammates will be eyeing more consistency in the new season.
“Firstly, I need to thank the Almighty. I need to thank the Amakhosi family for the trust and loyalty they have in me,” Katsande told KickOff.com. “That’s why I personally aim to be more consistent, to repay and thank everyone.
“If I can give 110 percent, defend harder, react quicker with better decision-making, week in and week out, I would be satisfied with my contribution.
“Last season it went in patches, but my goal is to keep it on the highest level at all times. In this way I’m hoping to assist my teammates and my overall contribution to the club,” the
The former Ajax Cape Town hardman continued: "I think consistency is also an aspect we fell short as a collective. There were certain games where we were on top of things and we let it slip and it cost us.
“I think our game management also needs to improve as it will be key this season. But these are things we have addressed and need to rectify going forward,” the 31-year-old concluded.