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Hunt: 'I'm more determined than anybody to bring success to Kaizer Chiefs'

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Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt
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Kaizer Chiefs head coach Gavin Hunt has reiterated that he remains as determined as ever to bring success to the Soweto giants ahead of a Nedbank Cup clash against Richards Bay on Sunday.

Hunt's side will be aiming for a successful Cup run in the tournament especially following a disastrous start to their league campaign which has seen them already fall out of the league title race.

The 56-year-old maintains that despite serving a current transfer ban he remains committed to bringing success to the club.

"Expectations are high and we need to be challenging," Hunt told the media. "As I said though let's get through the first round and then we can go from there.

"I feel for the fans. I'm more determined than anybody to bring success to the club but as I said let's get through this round first.

"Let's firstly give the opponent (Richards Bay) the respect and see where the competition takes us.

Hunt added that facing teams from the lower divisions presented unique challenges that his side were going to be mentally prepared for.

"I think teams from the NFD (GladAfrica Championship) play with much more intensity and the game is helter-skelter over there.

"So I don't think a lot of the top-flight teams are used to those types of games and if you look at the average height of those teams, they're quite small and nippy.

"It looks sometimes like they've got 15 players on the field which is difficult to play against.

"It's like that all around the world if you look at England their Championship is the same at a higher intensity than in the Premier League.

Sunday's Nedbank Cup action kicks off at 17:00.

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