Baccus Returns for Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs will play their maiden group stage match of the CAF Champions League when they take on Horoya AC of Guinea  this evening at FNB Stadium.

Coach Gavin Hunt has decided to only make one change to his team when compared to the eleven  men who started on Saturday against SuperSport United in their last DStv Premiership game. The change will be in the midfield with Kearyn Baccus coming in for Njabulo Blom.

Itumeleng Khune will start in goals for Amakhosi.

Defenders are Ramahlwe Mphahlele and Anthony Akumu Agay will be in central defence, Saturday’s goal scorer Reeve Frosler will be on the left and while Siyabonga Ngezana will play on the right.

Willard Katsande will be joined by Baccus. They will be joined by Nkosingiphile Ngcobo on the left and Parker on the right of Amakhosi’s midfield.

The Leonardo Castro and Samir Nurković partnership will continue for Chiefs.

The match referee is Joshua Bondo from Botswana. His assistants are Souru Phatsoane from the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho and Mogomotsi Morakile from Botswana. The fourth official is Tshepo Gobagoba from Botswana.

The match commissioner is Willam Shongwe from Eswatini.

The CAF Champions League group stage match between The Phefeni Glamour Boys and Horoya AC will kick off at 18:00 at FNB Stadium. No spectators will be allowed in the stadium. The game will be available on, with regular updates of the match on Twitter @KaizerChiefs.


Chiefs XI:  Khune (16); Ngezana (30), Mphahlele © (2), Agay (5), Frosler (23); Katsande (14), Baccus (6), Ngcobo (15), Parker (25); Castro (8), Nurković (9)

Subs:  Akpeyi (1); Sasman (20), Zulu (22), Cardoso (4), Blom (12), Manyama (21); Kambole (7)

Coach: Gavin Hunt

Horoya XI: M. Camara (22); A Camara (13), Doumbouya (23), Conde (25), AM Camara (27); Sylla (2), Nikiema (11), Djibo (26), Agyei (10), Barry (15), Ocansey © (30)

Subs: Odongkara (1); Traore (3), Coulibaly (4),  N. Soumah (8), A Souma (9), Sebe (17), S. Keita (31)

Coach: Lamine N’Diaye

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