Kaizer Chiefs on Monday announced the signing of eight new players to the club, including Lewis Macha, Keagan Buchanan and Edmore Chirambadare. Here they are…
The 24-year-old striker has been playing in Mozambique for Ferroviario de Maputo since the beginning of the year after joining from HCB Songo, where he was in double figures in the goals scored column last season.
The 25-year-old midfielder joined from Premier Soccer League rivals Bloemfontein Celtic. moved quickest to secure his signature.
Buchanan’s career has been halted by a slew of injuries, which have kept him out of action since January with a knee injury. The player also missed most of 2014/15 with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
The Bafana Bafana defender headlined the list of new signings Kaizer Chiefs at a press conference at the club’s Naturena Village headquarters.The 26-year-old’s contract with rivals Mamelodi Sundowns was not renewed.
Chirambadare, 24, joins Amakhosi from Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League Champions Chicken. He has reportedly signed on a three-year contract.
Like his countryman Chirambadare, Katsvairo also joins Chiefs from Chicken Inn. The 26-year-old has also reportedly signed for three season.
Following an impressive display in the reserve League, the promising young talent, aged just 20, was rewarded with a first team contract after the club’s leading striekers failed to make their mark in the just ended season. The Chiefs striker with the most goals this past season was Camaldine Abraw, with four strikes.
Khumalo’s signing, announced at the end of May, confirmed an exodus of players leaving the club. The 26-year-old left-back was the first player to be signed by Amakhosi. He joined from SuperSport United in a swap deal that saw defender Keagan Ritchie going the other way.
The 27-year-old Mkhabela, who lost his wife to a car accident earlier this year, joins from SuperSport United having struggled for game time with just nine league starts for him all season.
Source: Times Live