There have been rumours that the Free State Stars coach, Steve Kompela will replace Vladimir Vermezovic as the coach of Kaizer Chiefs next season. However, according to Kickoff, Kaizer Motaung has rubbished these rumours. Therefore, it currently unknown who will coach Kaizer Chiefs during the 2012/2013 season. Nevertheless, they say where there is smoke there is a fire. It is possible that the rumours are true but Motaung wants to keep the matter private for now.