Kaizer Chiefs' Nedbank Cup campaign by numbers


With Kaizer Chiefs arguably the favourites out of the remaining four teams in the Nedbank Cup, KickOff.com takes a look at their numbers ahead of this weekend’s semi-final.

Chiefs made it past ABC Motsepe League side Tornado FC with a 1-0 scoreline in their Last 32 clash on January 27, before beating another third tier The Magic 3-1 in their Round of 16 encounter.

Most recently, Amakhosi put Absa Premiership rivals Cape Town City to the sword with a handsome 2-0 victory in front of a sold-out Mbombela Stadium in their quarterfinal clash.

Here’s how they have fared thus far:

330 – Their number of minutes played in the competition this season, including two sets of extra-time in their opening two rounds.

105 – Their longest wait for an opening goal, which came in the 105th minute of their second-round clash against ABC Motsepe League side The Magic FC.

22 – The number of different players used across their three games thus far, with only Daniel Cardoso, Teenage Hadebe, Kgotso Moleko and Bernard Parker having played all of them.

6 – The amount of goals scored in their campaign thus far, including one own-goal against Tornado FC in their opening round fixture, with all of these coming from different scorers.

5 – Their number of yellow cards received so far, by Daniel Cardoso, Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya, Teenage Hadebe, Kgotso Moleko and Leonardo Castro.

0 – The amount of goals conceded in their campaign, with Bruce Bvuma boasting two clean sheets and Virgil Vries the other.