Poll: Who is Chiefs' best new signing?


With Kaizer Chiefs' transfer ban a thing of the past, the Amakhosi have bolstered their squad with nine new signings ahead of the 2021/22 campaign. 

Chiefs were unable to effect any new signings during the previous two registration periods after being slapped with a year-long FIFA-imposed transfer ban in relation to the club's acquisition of Andriamirado Andrianamimanana.

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With that ban having officially come to an end, head coach Stuart Baxter moved quickly to strengthen his squad and nine new faces having already arrived at Naturena ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.

Cole Alexander (midfielder)

Alexander (32) joined Chiefs on a three-year deal after spending last season with Odisha FC in the Indian Super League. The veteran midfielder brings a wealth of experience to Naturena and boasts more than 200 DStv Premiership appearances to his name across previous spells with Ajax Cape Town, Vasco da Game, Chippa United, Polokwane City, SuperSport United and Bidvest Wits.

Keagan Dolly (midfielder)

Dolly (28) returned to South African football for the first time in five years when he joined the Amakhosi on a free transfer from Ligue 1 side Montpellier last month. The Bafana Bafana star previously turned out for Mamelodi Sundowns where he was part of the squad which famously won the treble during the 2015/16 season.

Austin Dube (defender)

Former Richards Bay defender Dube (28) is another new arrival at Chiefs this season. The towering centre-back joins the club fresh on the back of a stellar tournament at the 2021 COSAFA Cup where he played a starring role during South Africa' trophy-winning campaign in Gqeberha.

Sifiso Hlanti (defender)

Having seen his move to Chiefs delayed last season due to the club's transfer ban, Hlanti has finally joined the Glamour Boys ahead of the 2021/22 campaign. The Bafana Bafana left-back spent last season with Soweto rivals Swallows FC where he made 18 appearances across all competitions.

Sibusiso Mabiliso (defender)

Stuart Baxter has also bolstered his squad with the signing of another left-back, Mabiliso, from AmaZulu. The 22-year-old has impressed with the Durban-based side over the last four seasons with Usuthu and was part of the South Africa squad which recently took part in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

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Phathutshedzo Nange (midfielder)

Similarly to Hlanti's deal, Nange (29) had to wait a year before being able to join Kaizer Chiefs. The former Bidvest Wits star moved to Stellenbosch FC last season and made 24 appearances before finally completing his move to Naturena.

Njabulo Ngcobo (defender)

In one of the biggest will-he-won't-he sagas of the transfer window, Ngcobo (27) finally traded Swallows for Chiefs when he joined the Amakhosi at the start of last month. The 2020/21 DStv Premiership Defender of the Season was also reported to have been a target of Mamelodi Sundowns ahead of the upcoming campaign.

Brandon Peterson (goalkeeper)

After leaving now-defunct Bidvest Wits in 2020, Peterson (26) spent a year in the wilderness before joining the Glamour Boys as a free agent. The former Ajax Cape Town star enjoyed a perfect debut for Baxter's side when he starred as the club's hero during a penalty shootout victory over Orlando Pirates in the Carling Black Label Cup.

Kgaogelo Sekgota (winger)

Chiefs concluded their raid of Swallows with the signing of winger Sekgotla (24) as one of their attacking reinforcements. The Seshego-born star, who previously enjoyed a spell in Portugal, joins former Wits teammates Peterson and Nange at Naturena after playing 26 matches for the Dube Birds last season.

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