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Itumeleng Khune

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Name Itumeleng Khune
Age 26
Club Kaizer Chiefs
Position Goal Keeper
Squad No 32
Born Ventersdorp, South Africa
Height 1.80m
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The Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper is the country's foremost gloveman and proved as much when he denied the usually predatory Fernando Torres in a one-on-one showdown at the Confederations Cup with a stunning save. Most stoppers in the English Premier League would have applauded Khune's efforts given they usually end up picking the ball out of their net in such circumstances; indeed Pepe Reina, who was between the sticks for Spain in that game, commended the 22-year-old on his display. Khune has excellent distribution, something he would like to harness further and is a great exponent of shot-stopping, especially from the penalty spot. An avid gamer, he told Football365.co.za: "Now my only wish is that I get to play with Bafana in the World Cup final, not on Playstation, but for real in June."

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04/09/13 - Khune respects Botswana

Bafana may be focused on getting a big result against Botswana, but they're under no illusions about the standard of their opposition.

01/12/09 - Khune delighted to be back

Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune is delighted to be back between the poles for his club Kaizer Chiefs.

03/09/09 - Santana bemoans injury crisis

South Africa's coach Joel Santana has bemoaned his side's ever-lengthening injury catalogue on their European tour.

25/06/09 - Khune: pressure is on Brazil

Chiefs and Bafana goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune, believes Brazil will face a tough test in the Confed Cup semi-final.

Itumeleng Khune Current Season Stats

Competition Team Apps G YC RC
Friendly Match Kaizer Chiefs 1 (0) 0 0 0
WC Africa South Africa 3 (0) 0 0 0
International Match South Africa 3 (0) 0 0 0
South African Premiership Kaizer Chiefs 23 (0) 0 0 0
MTN8 Kaizer Chiefs 3 (0) 0 0 0
South African Nedbank Cup Kaizer Chiefs 1 (0) 0 0 0
Telkom Knockout Kaizer Chiefs 2 (0) 0 1 0

Apps : from start (from bench)
* Stats for current season

Current Season Match Events

Match DateHome TeamAway TeamStarterGoalBookingSubstitution
16/04/14 Polokwane City Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
12/04/14 Kaizer Chiefs SuperSport United Y -- -- --
09/04/14 Kaizer Chiefs MP Black Aces Y -- -- --
05/04/14 Kaizer Chiefs Mamelodi Sundowns Y -- -- --
02/04/14 Kaizer Chiefs Golden Arrows N -- -- --
19/02/14 Kaizer Chiefs Bloemfontein Celtic Y -- -- --
11/02/14 Maritzburg United Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
05/02/14 Kaizer Chiefs SuperSport United Y -- -- --
31/01/14 Moroka Swallows Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
23/01/14 Mamelodi Sundowns Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
22/12/13 AmaZulu Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
19/12/13 Golden Arrows Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
16/12/13 Kaizer Chiefs University of Pretoria Y -- -- --
16/12/13 Kaizer Chiefs University of Pretoria Y -- -- --
30/11/13 Free State Stars Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
27/11/13 Kaizer Chiefs Polokwane City Y -- -- --
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23/11/13 Kaizer Chiefs Platinum Stars Y -- 36 mins --
19/11/13 South Africa Spain Y -- -- --
09/11/13 Kaizer Chiefs Bidvest Wits Y -- -- --
05/11/13 Ajax Cape Town Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
26/10/13 Kaizer Chiefs Orlando Pirates Y -- -- --
20/10/13 Free State Stars Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
11/10/13 Morocco South Africa Y -- -- --
05/10/13 Polokwane City Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
24/09/13 Orlando Pirates Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
21/09/13 Kaizer Chiefs Platinum Stars Y -- -- --
17/09/13 Bloemfontein Celtic Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
14/09/13 Kaizer Chiefs Maritzburg United Y -- -- --
10/09/13 South Africa Zimbabwe N -- -- --
07/09/13 South Africa Botswana Y -- -- --
31/08/13 SuperSport United Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
27/08/13 Kaizer Chiefs Moroka Swallows Y -- -- --
24/08/13 Kaizer Chiefs Orlando Pirates Y -- -- --
14/08/13 South Africa Nigeria Y -- -- --
10/08/13 Kaizer Chiefs University of Pretoria Y -- -- --
02/08/13 MP Black Aces Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
27/07/13 Kaizer Chiefs Orlando Pirates Y -- -- --
16/06/13 Ethiopia South Africa Y -- -- --
08/06/13 Central African Republic South Africa Y -- -- --
02/06/13 Lesotho South Africa N -- -- --
18/05/13 Pretoria University Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
06/03/13 Chippa Utd Kaizer Chiefs Y -- -- --
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