Freddy “Sad­dam” Maake (Kaizer Chiefs Sup­porter)

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“I know Mario very well from his time with Kaizer Chiefs. He was a good coach, a mo­ti­va­tor and was good with play­ers. He groomed a lot of good play­ers be­fore leav­ing for Mamelodi Sundowns. He was not that dif­fer­ent to the late Jeff But­tler – they did a mar­vel­lous job. When Mario was coach, we knew we were go­ing to beat our op­po­nents. We knew that when we were go­ing to the sta­dium, we were go­ing to get a re­sult. But right now, things are not the same – things are not like what they used to back then. We used to beat teams. Mario was the best coach and he knew ev­ery­thing about this coun­try, even though he was not from here. I re­mem­ber one day, Kaizer Chiefs lost a match and the sup­port­ers locked him in­side the sta­dium. And I was very sur­prised – I did not ex­pect that. He was cool and didn’t talk a lot. On be­half of the sup­port­ers, I would like to thank him for what he did for this club. And to all sup­port­ers, they must per­se­vere be­cause we will en­joy those days again.”

Sad­dam Maake

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