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Khanyisa Mayo and Kimvuidi would become fan-favourites at Kaizer Chiefs. Images: @CapeTownCityFC and @MaritzburgUTD / Twitter

Kaizer Chiefs: FIVE players to sign in January

The top is hard. Kaizer Chiefs’ nine new signings were evidently not enough. Here are five players to target in January.

Kaizer Chiefs

Khanyisa Mayo and Kimvuidi would become fan-favourites at Kaizer Chiefs. Images: @CapeTownCityFC and @MaritzburgUTD / Twitter

Good news for Kaizer Chiefs fans, January is just about around the corner. New signings that could have been made in the winter could become a reality soon.

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KAIZER CHIEFS RELEASE 13 AND SIGN NINE, PROMOTE ONE

As The South African reported between June and September, the new dawn at Naturena saw an exodus of 13 players, while nine new players arrived, including the promotion of Mduduzi Shabalala.

Released players:

  1. Bernard Parker
  2. Kearyn Baccus
  3. Daniel Akpeyi
  4. Daniel Cardoso
  5. Leonardo Castro
  6. Samir Nurkovic
  7. Lazarous Kambole
  8. Dumisani Zuma
  9. Lebogang Manyama
  10. Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  11. Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya
  12. Anthony Akumu
  13. Sibusiso Mabiliso

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The arrivals:

  1. Zitha Kwinika
  2. Ashley du Preez
  3. Siyethemba Sithebe
  4. Lehlogonolo Matlou
  5. Kamohelo Mahlatsi
  6. Dillan Solomons
  7. Mduduzi Shabalala
  8. Yusuf Maart
  9. Edmilson Dove
  10. Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana.
Inside Kaizer Chiefs’ dressing room before the MTN8 clash AmaZulu. Image: @KaizerChiefs/ Twitter

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FIVE PLAYERS TO TARGET IN JANUARY

Not every signing works out in football, and early signs have shown not all the new talent at Kaizer Chiefs will make it as Glamour Boys.

Additionally, fans and local experts have made it quite clear more talent is required for Amakhosi to become the best team in Mzansi.

There are question marks on the depth and quality in central midfield, wide, and in the striking area.

Here’s a list of proven and in-form PSL players:

  1. Sibongiseni Mthethwa, 31, Stellensbosch FC –  Defensive midfielder – Cover for Njabulo Blom.
  2. Katlego Otladisa, 25, Marumo Gallants – Winger – Cover for Kgaogelo Sekgota.
  3. Khanyisa Mayo, 24, Cape Town City – Forward – Compete with Keagan Dolly and Khama Billiat.
  4. Karim Kimvuidi, 20, Maritzburg United – Attacking midfielder – Compete with Billiat and Nkosingiphile Ngcobo.
  5. Pule Mmodi, 23, Golden Arrows – Winger – Compete with Sekgota.

Wednesday’s game between Swallows FC and Kaizer Chiefs will kickoff at 19:30.

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