Absa Premiership

Khune makes CAF CL squad

2015-01-21 07:31
Itumeleng Khune (Gallo)

Cape Town - With speculation that Itumeleng Khune might join arch-rivals Orlando Pirates, Kaizer Chiefs have included the goalkeeper in their CAF Champions League squad.

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According to the club's website, Chiefs will host Botswana league champions Township Rollers for the preliminary round of the 2015 CAF Champions League on Saturday, February 14, at the FNB Stadium.

The return match will be played in the weekend of February 27, 28 and March 1 in Botswana.

If the Amakhosi go past the Township Rollers, either Morocco’s Raja Casablanca or Congo’s Diable Noirs will await in the Last 32. These games will be played in the weekend of 13/14/15 March with the return following on 3/4/5 April.

Thereafter the last 16 will follow.

The winners of this round will qualify for the group stage of the African Champions League. The home and away games of the Last 16 will be played on 17/18/19 April and 1/2/3 May.

Chiefs have handed over the following squad to CAF, including the jersey numbers which in some instances are different from those used for PSL games.

Chiefs CAF Champions League squad:

Reyaad Pieterse 1 (jersey number
Siboniso Gaxa 2
Erick Mathoho 3
Willard Katsanda 4
Reneilwe Letsholonyane 6
David Zulu 8
Katlego Mphela 9
Siyabonga Nkosi 10
George Maluleka 11
Itumeleng Khune 12
Siphiwe Tshabalala. 14
Brilliant Khuzwayo 16
George Lebese 17
Kgotso Moleko 18
Morgan Gould 19
Siphelele Mthembu 20
Matthew Rusike 21
Mandla Masango 22
Tefu Mashamaite 23
Tsepo Masilelela 24
Bernard Parker 25
Lorenzo Gordinho 26
Hendrik Ekstein 27
Ovidy Karuru 29
Ivan Bukenya 30

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