Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana has now made five appearances for Kaizer Chiefs. Image: @KaizerChiefs / Twitter

Spotted: New Chiefs striker’s jersey number

Kaizer Chiefs’ brand new striker Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana looks ready to make his debut in the famous gold and black.


Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana has now made five appearances for Kaizer Chiefs. Image: @KaizerChiefs / Twitter

As we’ve all learned by now, there’s a new centre forward at Kaizer Chiefs. The Burundian international Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana has enjoyed a second week training with his new club at Naturena.

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Following his arrival in Johannesburg early last week, the 24-year-old started to train under the watchful eyes of coach Arthur Zwane and his assistant Dillon Sheppard.

In a photo that was posted by the club on Wednesday afternoon, the towering striker was seen with the number 36 on his tracksuit pants, which was made available by the recently departed Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya.

Check him out in the image below:

Bimenyimana with the jersey number 36. Image: @KaizerChiefs / Twitter

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Meanwhile, Amakhosi are preparing to take on AmaZulu at the FNB Stadium on Saturday evening.


  1. Edmilson Dove could get his work permit to make his debut
  2. Another new signing Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana could also green his documents from Home Affairs to play against Usuthu
  3. A smaller and less exciting crowd at the FNB Stadium
  4. Another match without the main engine of the team Yusuf Maart who is serving suspension
  5. AmaZulu’s coach Brandon Truter is expected to start Dumisani  Zuma, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Keagan Buchanan, and Sibusiso Mabiliso against the club that released them.

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Saturday’s game is set for a 17:30 kick off.