Steve Komphela predicts a bright future for Teenage Hadebe at Kaizer Chiefs

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Hadebe appears to have dislodged Mathoho at Chiefs following his back-to-back appearances last week, and Komphela feels he has a future at the club

Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Komphela is impressed with the level of commitment shown by Teenage Hadebe in their last two league matches. 

The 22-year-old made his debut against AmaZulu last week, and he did enough to keep his place in the team's home clash against Free State Stars at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday night. 

Komphela, who signed Hadebe to bring stability in defence at the start of the campaign, has already predicted a bright future for the former Chicken Inn man at Amakhosi.  

Hadebe walk straight into the Amakhosi line-up soon after his recovery from injury, and subsequently relegated Erick Mathoho to the bench.   

"He showed in the way he played against Free State Stars that he's confident. Even his decision-making was brilliant on top of what we saw from him against AmaZulu. I predict a bright future for him at Chiefs," Komphela told the media. 

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According to Komphela, Hadebe is on the same level with Mathoho, saying the only difference is that the Zimbabwean centre-back is left-footed. 

"The only difference between Tower and Hadebe is that Hadebe uses the left foot," added Komphela. 

Having earned his stripes in the two official matches he has played so far, Hadebe is expected to continue playing on a regular basis under Komphela. 

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