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The Kaizer Chiefs Naturena Village in all its glory. Image: Ernest Makhaya

CONFIRMED: Exciting Kaizer Chiefs star gets new squad number

One of Amakhosi’s most exciting talents has a new jersey number.

Kaizer Chiefs

The Kaizer Chiefs Naturena Village in all its glory. Image: Ernest Makhaya

Kaizer Chiefs youngster Mfundo Vilakazi, affectionately known as Obrigado, has a brand new and improved squad number.

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Amakhosi could only manage a 0-0 draw with Royal AM meaning the Glamour Boys are still winless in away league games against MaMkhize’s side. Mfundo Vilakazi was named on the bench and was spotted donning the number 28 on his shorts. He was an unused substitute that day, but he did make his first senior appearance for the club in their shock Nedbank Cup defeat to Milford on penalties. ‘Obrigado’ was sporting the number 28 jersey.

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Mfundo Vilakazi


Obrigado is a word you’re likelier to hear in Portugal or at your nearest Vida E coffee outlet, but it’s also the nickname of a Glamour Boys superstar in the making. Mfundo ‘Obrigado’ Vilakazi is the next big thing at Naturena.

Vilakazi has shone for the development team and has long been touted for promotion to the senior side. He’s especially popular for his flamboyant dribbling skills and left foot which have impressed the first-team technical staff.

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