Soweto Derby: Kaizer Chiefs XI vs Swallows - Ngcobo, Mashiane start

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The Kaizer Chiefs starting XI to face Swallows FC in the Premier Soccer League Soweto Derby at the FNB Stadium on Saturday has been named.

  • Bruce Bvuma, Kaizer Chiefs, April 2021Backpagepix

    Bruce Bvuma

    In seven matches, Bvuma – who was yellow-carded in their last game against Sekhukhune United - has kept four clean sheets and maintains his place between the posts as Brandon Peterson replaces Daniel Akpeyi on the bench.

  • Knox Mutizwa Golden Arrows Njabulo Blom Kaizer Chiefsbackpagepix

    Njabulo Blom

    As injury-hit Amakhosi hope to conclude the season on a high against struggling opponents, Blom starts in his usual position at right-back.

  • Reeve Frosler, Kaizer Chiefs, April 2022Backpagepix

    Reeve Frosler

    Chiefs’ technical bench has handed the left-back a chance to make his 22nd PSL appearance of the season.

  • Terrence Mashego, Cape Town City & Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Kaizer Chiefs, February 2022 Backpagepix

    Ramahlwe Mphahlele

    The 32-year-old provided an assist during their first-round duel against Amaswaiswai.

    Against Sekhukhune, he scored and got yellow carded and should hope to finish the season with yet another clean sheet as he operates at the heart of the defence.

  • Njabulo Ngcobo Kaizer Chiefs 2022.Backpagepix.

    Njabulo Ngcobo

    Recently, Ngcobo has mostly been benched, but with Siyabonga Ngezana out injured, he returns to the first team.

  • Sabelo Radebe, Kaizer Chiefs, August 2021Backpagepix

    Sabelo Radebe

    Although he was announced by the club as one of the ill players, he will be involved as a starter in the PSL’s finale.

  • Phathutshedzo Nange, Kaizer Chiefs, August 2021

    Phathutshedzo Nange

    Nange was ruled out of the Sekhukhune United's game due to suspension, but he returns to take charge of the midfield roles.

  • Kearyn Baccus of Kaizer Chiefs, November 2021Backpagepix

    Kearyn Baccus

    The unavailability of Cole Alexander – who is suspended – has forced the technical bench to fall back on Baccus, who was not in the matchday squad in the Chiefs’ last outing.

  • Bernard Parker of Kaizer Chiefs.BackpagePix.

    Bernard Parker

    As the Glamour Boys hope to do a season double over their Soweto opponents, Parker is expected to play an important role, especially in the attacking half.

  • Khama Billiat, Kaizer Chiefs & Nyiko Mobbie, Sekhukhune United, May 2022Backpagepix

    Khama Billiat

    He scored twice – in the first and in the second half – to claim a brace against Swallows in November 2021.

    As he operates in the usual advanced position for the Soweto giants, the Zimbabwean’s priority should be to lead his side to another victory in the derby.

  • Happy Mashiane, Kaizer Chiefs, November 2021Backpagepix

    Happy Mashiane

    Mashiane has been drafted as a starter as Keagan Dolly – the scorer of the third goal in the first round game – is unavailable due to an injury.