Kaizer Chiefs logo, jerseys, sponsors, coaches, players, new signings, transfer rumours, website, salaries, facts and latest news 2019

Kaizer Chiefs logo, jerseys, sponsors, coaches, players, new signings, transfer rumours, website, salaries, facts and latest news 2019

Kaizer Chiefs Football Club is a professional soccer team that is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Nicknamed Amakhosi (meaning chiefs in Zulu) the team plays in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) with their home matches at Soccer City in Nasrec, Soweto. They are perhaps the most popular club with their matches having an average attendance of 14,000 people who just love watching the Kaizer Chiefs players.

Kaizer Chiefs logo, jerseys, sponsors, coaches, players, new signings, transfer rumours, website, salaries, facts and latest news 2019

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Even in sub-Saharan Africa, the Chiefs have one of the biggest support base of 16 million strong. They also have immense success to show for all their popularity with the players taking pride in wearing the Kaizer Chiefs jersey. Every Kaizer Chiefs’ new signings know that there is work to add to the trophy haul of at least 50.

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Kaizer Chiefs club profile

  • Full name: Kaizer Chiefs Football Club
  • Nickname(s): Amakhosi and the Phefeni Glamour Boys
  • Founded: 7 January 1970
  • Twitter: @KaizerChiefs
  • Instagram: @kcfcofficial
  • Website: kaizerchiefs.com
  • Age: 49 years old as of 2019
  • Stadium: FNB Stadium and the Moses Mabhida Stadium
  • Kaizer Chiefs coach: Ernst Middendorp

Kaizer Chiefs history

The club was founded in January 1970 after the great Kaizer "Chincha Guluva" Motaung came back to South Africa from the United States. He used to play for the Atlanta Chiefs as a striker, so he used his first name and the second of the Atlanta Chiefs to form the Amakhosi. Other people who played crucial roles in its development include China Ngema, Rabelani Jan Mofokeng, the late Gilbert Sekgabi, Ewert "The Lip" Nene, and Clarence Mlokoti.

Headquartered in Naturena in the Kaizer Chiefs Village, one of the club’s most successful season was in 2001/2002 when they won four trophies in as many months. However, it was one of the saddest because of the Ellis Park Stadium disaster, which happened on 11 April 2001. During the Soweto derby with the Pirates, 43 fans died after a crash.

Kaizer Chiefs jersey

Kaizer Chiefs jerseys

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Traditionally, Chiefs have gold as the dominant colour while the away kit is dominated by blue and black. However, the Kaizer Chiefs new jersey features black and gold with a 3D stripes pattern. The Kaizer Chiefs new kit for away matches is a crisp white with the stripes of gold and black on the sleeves. Of course, both kits feature the famous round, black, and gold Kaizer Chiefs logo. They are sponsored by Nike, Vodacom, 7 Eleven, and Toyota.

Kaizer Chiefs coach

The last time Chiefs were managed by someone from SA was back in 2018 during the reign of Steve Komphela. However, since then, the team has had two new managers. The Kaizer Chiefs new coach, Ernst Middendorp, is of German descent although his assistant, Shaun Bartlett, is South African.

Kaizer Chiefs players

Kaizer Chiefs players

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The following is the list of Kaizer Chiefs players as of September 2nd, 2019. Here, one of Kaizer Chiefs new players is Kearyn Byron Baccus, so you may not find the name of some Kaizer Chiefs new signings if they got someone after that. For a club of their stature, you can imagine how good the Kaizer Chiefs players salaries are.

  1. Brylon Petersen
  2. Daniel Cardoso
  3. Lazarous Kambole
  4. Philani Zulu
  5. Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  6. Joseph Malongoane
  7. Erick Mathoho
  8. Letlhogonolo Mirwa
  9. Bernard Parker
  10. James Kotei
  11. Lorenzo Gordinho
  12. Kearyn Byron Baccus
  13. Yusuf Bunting
  14. Lazarous Kambole
  15. Emmanuel Letlotlo
  16. Leonardo Castro
  17. Njabulo Blom
  18. Samir Nurković
  19. Bruce Bvuma
  20. Siphelele Ntshangase
  21. Daniel Akpeyi
  22. Khama Billiat
  23. Reeve Frosler
  24. George Maluleka
  25. Nkosingiphile Ngcobo
  26. Kabelo Mahlasela
  27. Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya
  28. Kgotso Moleko
  29. Karabo Molefe
  30. Happy Mashiane
  31. Itumeleng Khune (captain)
  32. Yagan Sasman
  33. Willard Katsande
  34. Lebogang Manyama
  35. Siyabonga Ngezana
  36. Dumisani Zuma

Kaizer Chiefs latest news

The latest news on Kaizer Chiefs new signings is that former goalkeeper, Brylon Petersen, is back to training with the club at their headquarters. The 23-year-old was spotted training alongside the first team ahead of the upcoming showdown with bitter rivals Orlando Pirates. In other Kaizer Chiefs latest developments, there were rumours that the former Chief’s defender, Tsepo Masilela will be joining AmaZulu FC. This Kaizer Chiefs news transfer rumours were confirmed when Tsepo made his debut for the new team as a late substitute when Amazulu was playing against Chipps United over the weekend.

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They say that no one can argue with success, and Kaizer Chiefs have that coupled with a huge and loyal fan base. All this success has been achieved despite several setbacks, which is why the best of the best play for the Amakhosi.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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