Jersey Number Revealed For New Chiefs Striker

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New Kaizer Chiefs striker Christian Saile Basomboli presented at Naturena. Pic @KaizerChiefs
New Kaizer Chiefs striker Christian Saile Basomboli presented at Naturena. Pic @KaizerChiefs

Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs have revealed the jersey number of new striker Christian Saile Basomboli, who is nearing his debut for the club. 

The Soweto giants confirmed the signing of the Congolese striker last week, announcing that he has signed a three-and-a-half year deal from Zambian outfit Nchanga Rangers. 

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The 22-year-old was officially welcomed to Naturena by Sporting Director and head coach Arthur Zwane on Wednesday, as they presented him with the famous gold and black jersey. 

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Basomboli will wear the jersey number 21, which was previously worn by Lebogang Manyama, who left the Soweto giants at the end of last season. 

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The big striker is itching to make his debut for the club and the Amakhosi supporters will be hoping that he can hit the ground running, with the club recently struggling in the final third of the pitch. Zwane's men have not found the back of the net in the three Premiership matches they have played, with strikers Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana and Ashley du Preez hitting a slump. 

Chiefs, meanwhile, will take on Royal AM at FNB Stadium on Sunday. 

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