PSL : Kaizer Chiefs 26 Man Squad for CAF ACL
Kaizer Chiefs have announced their squad to play in the 2016 CAF Champions League.
The club decided to register 26 players for now, which will leave four spaces available for June when more players can be added for the group stages. In CAF competitions there are two stages where players can be registered with the last one closing the end of August.
According to the CAF Champions League regulations, “the jerseys of the players must be numbered from 1 to 30. for the whole duration of the competition.”
The shocking addition to the squad Daniel Cardoso who hasn’t played a single game since joining Amakhosi during the January window.
While William Twala was a surprise omission since he has being a life wire since joining with him scoring and creating goals for the team.
Amakhosi will embark on the CAF Champions League journey with the preliminary round first leg against Comoros’ Volcan de Moroni on Sunday, February 14.
The match is scheduled to take place at the Stade Said Mohamed Cheikh in Mitsamiouli, Comoros. Kick-off is at 2pm (South African time).
The second leg will take place at the Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday, February 27.
No tickets can be bought as yet for the home fixture. The club said it would inform supporters as soon as possible when the tickets will become available
Full Squad and players numbers
Goal Keepers : Reyaad Pieterse (1), Brilliant Khuzwayo (16), Itumeleng Khune (12)
Defenders : Siboniso Gaxa (2), Erick Mathoho (3), Daniel Cardoso (4), Siyanda Xulu (5), Kgotso Moleko (18), Morgan Gould (21), Keegan Ritchie (23), Tsepo Masilela (24), Ivan Bukenya (30), Lorenzo Gordinho (26),
MidFielders : Reneilwe Letsholonyane (6), Willard Katsande (8), Camaldine Abraw (9), George Maluleka (11), Lucky Baloyi (13), Siphiwe Tshabalala (14), George Lebese (17), Hendrick Ekstein (27), Sula Matovu (28),
Strikers : Bongani Ndulula (19), Siphelele Mthembu (20), Edward Manqele (22), Bernard Parker (25),