Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Khompela admits he didn’t want to risk not having Katsande for this weekend’s Soweto Derby.
Chiefs were beaten 2-1 by Platinum Stars a game that Katsande missed out.
Katsande has already obtained three yellow cards this season and is one more away from suspension and Khomphela admits it was risk he was not ready to take.
“Both central midfielders, (Reneilwe) Letsholonyane and Katsande would be suspended if they collected a yellow card,” the coach commented. “I didn’t want to take that risk he told the official club website.
Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs clash at the FNB stadium on Saturday at 15:30.