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Revealed - Kaizer Chiefs' XI to face Royal AM: Khune dropped as Petersen starts and Saile makes squad

9:32 AM EST 1/29/23
Brandon Petersen, Kaizer Chiefs, February 2022
Itumeleng Khune has been dropped to the bench and Brandon Petersen makes his return to the starting line-up.

Kaizer Chiefs have revealed their starting line-up ahead of Sunday's PSL clash against Royal AM.

Itumeleng Khune, who conceded six goals in the last three matches, has been relegated to the bench with Brandon Petersen replacing him between the sticks.

While the club's new signing Christian Saile has been named in the matchday for the first time after the DR Congolese forward received his work permit this week.

Check out coach Arthur Zwane's starting line-up.

  • Brandon Petersen of Kaizer Chiefs.

    GOALKEEPER - Brandon Petersen

    Petersen makes his first start since October last year when he kept a clean sheet in the Soweto Derby win over Orlando Pirates.

  • Reeve Frosler, Kaizer Chiefs, October 2022

    RIGHT-BACK - Reeve Frosler

    Frosler will be looking to neutralize 39-year-old Elias Pelembe who remains a dangerous winger.

  • Sifiso Hlanti, Kaizer Chiefs, September 2022

    LEFT-BACK - Sifiso Hlanti

    Hlanti's aerial prowess will be important as Thwihli Thwahla are known for their aerial strength this season.

  • Siyabonga Ngezana of Kaizer Chiefs.

    CENTRE-BACK - Siyabonga Ngezana

    Ngezana has been recalled to the starting line-up - replacing Zitha Kwinika who has produced some poor performances in the last few weeks.

  • Edmilson Dove, Kaizer Chiefs, October 2022

    CENTRE-BACK - Edmilson Dove

    Dove will be hoping to contain the in-form Motebang Sera who has scored in two of his last three matches for Royal.

  • Siyethemba Sithebe of Kaizer Chiefs.

    CENTRAL MIDFIELDER - Siyethemba Sithebe

    Sithebe has been rewarded with a starting role after he impressed against Mamelodi Sundowns last weekend as a substitute.

  • Yusuf Maart, Kaizer Chiefs, October 2022


    Maart's performance in the middle of the park could be key to a Chiefs win over the Durban side.

  • Keagan Dolly, Kaizer Chiefs, January 2023


    Dolly has been criticized in recent games for his below-par performances and he will once again be under the spotlight.

  • Mududuzi Shabalala, Kaizer Chiefs, August 2022

    LEFT FORWARD - Mduduzi Shabalala

    Shabalala makes his second start of the season and he will be looking to use his mesmerizing dribbling skills to unsettle the Royal defence.

  • Ashley Du Preez

    RIGHT FORWARD - Ashley du Preez

    Du Preez was Chiefs' best attacker against Sundowns and he will be eager to continue his good form.

  • Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana, Kaizer Chiefs, January 2023

    CENTRE-FORWARD - Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana

    Bimenyimana will be under pressure as Amakhosi fans are unhappy with the rate at which he misses scoring opportunities.