2007-08 Player Profiles

Markus Bocsker
Born: 1 October 1982
Country of Birth: Austria
Position: Goalkeeper
Jersey Number: 1
Previous teams: SV Mattersburg 2002-2006, SV Kapfenberg 2006-2007 (both in Austria)
Debut for Chiefs:
Caps for SV Kapfenberg: 22 in Austrian 2nd division
Junior International Appearances: 2 Caps for Austria U-21, debut vs Holland in 2002
Chiefs Appearances:
   
Jimmy Tau
Born: 23 July 1980
Place of Birth: Galeshewe, Kimberley, South Africa
Position: Defender
Jersey Number: 2
Previous teams: Basotho Tigers, Maritzburg City, Orlando Pirates
Debut for Chiefs: SAA Supa 8 ¼ final Kaizer Chiefs 1 Bloemfontein Celtic 2 (20/08/05)
International Caps: Bafana Bafana 7
Chiefs Appearances: 59
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL Silver Stars 1, Kaizer Chiefs 2 - 23-04-06
Honours with Chiefs: 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006 – 2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
   
Onismor Bhasera
Born: 7 December 1986
Place of Birth: Mutare, Zimbabwe
Position: Left Back
Jersey Number: 3
Previous teams: Harare United (Zim), Tembisa Classic, Maritzburg United
Debut for Chiefs: PSL 15-08 -07 Benoni Premier United 0 Kaizer Chiefs 2
Chiefs Appearances: 2
International Caps for Zimbabwe: 9
International debut for Zimbabwe: vs Malawi 2006
Junior International caps for Zimbabwe: U-17 - 5 Caps, U-20 - 19 Caps, U-23 - 1 Cap
Chiefs Appearances:
   
Cyril Nzama
Born: 26 June 1974
Place of Birth: Pimville, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa
Position: Defender
Jersey Number: 4
Previous teams: Kaizer Chiefs Juniors, Rabali Blackpool, Bush Bucks
Debut for Chiefs: PSL Orlando Pirates 1 Kaizer Chiefs 1 (29/11/00)
International Caps: 32 Bafana Bafana
Junior National Teams Caps: 1
Chiefs Appearances: 211
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 6
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL African Wanderers 0 Kaizer Chiefs 2 (18/02/01)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 9
Honours with Chiefs: African Cup Winners Cup 2001, BP Top Eight 2001, Coca Cola Cup 2001, PSL Runner Up 2000 – 2001, Coca Cola Cup Finalist 2002, Coca Cola Cup 2003, PSL Winner 2003 – 2004, Coca Cola Cup 2004, PSL Winner 2004-2005, SAA Supa Finalist 2004, 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006 - 2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
   
Fabian McCarthy
Born: 13 May 1977
Place of Birth: Vryburg, South Africa
Position: Defender
Jersey Number: 6
Previous teams: Bloemfontein Celtic, Sundowns
Debut for Chiefs: PSL Wits 1 Kaizer Chiefs 0 (26/11/03)
International Caps: Bafana Bafana 10
Junior National Teams Caps: 23
Chiefs Appearances: 125
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 6
First Goal for Chiefs: Coca Cola Cup ½ Final Wits 0 Kaizer Chiefs 3 (26/11/03)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 9
Honours with Chiefs: 2003 Coca Cola Cup, 2003 – 2004 PSL Winner, 2004 Coca Cola Cup, 2004-2005 PSL Winner, 2004 SAA Supa 8 Finalist, 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006-2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
   
Kaizer Motaung Junior
Born: 8 August 1981
Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa
Position: Striker
Jersey Number: 7
Previous teams: Wits University Juniors, Kaizer Chiefs Juniors, 1860 Munich (Ger)
Debut for Chiefs: PSL Zulu Royals 0 Kaizer Chiefs 4 (17-12-03)
Junior National Teams Caps: 5
Chiefs Appearances: 23
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 27
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL Kaizer Chiefs 1 Wits University 1 (09/06/04)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 15
Honours with Chiefs: Coca-Cola Cup 2003, 2003-2004 PSL Winner, 2004 Coca-Cola Cup, 2004-2005 PSL Winner, 2004 SAA Supa 8 Finalist, 2005-2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006-2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
2006-07 Kaizer Chiefs Player of the Year, Kaizer Chiefs Players' Player of the Year, Golden Boot winner (12 league goals), Best goal of the season
   
Tinashe Nengomasha
Born: 2 September 1982
Place of Birth: Harare Zimbabwe
Position: Midfielder
Jersey Number: 8
Previous teams: Zimbabwe Crackers (Zim), Motor Action (Zim), Black Aces (Zim)
Debut for Chiefs: PSL Amazulu 0 Kaizer Chiefs 0 (03/04/02)
International Honours: Full international Zimbabwe
Chiefs Appearances: 153
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 10
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL Kaizer Chiefs 4 Zulu Royals 1 (16/0/5/04)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 2
Honours with Chiefs: 2002 Coca Cola Cup Finalist, 2003 Coca Cola Cup, 2003 – 2004 PSL Winner, 2004 Coca Cola Cup, 2004- 2005 PSL Winner, 2004 SAA Supa 8 Finalist, 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006 – 2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
   
Thabo Mooki
Born: 27 October 1974
Place of Birth: Moletsane, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa
Position: Midfielder
Jersey Number: 12
Previous teams: Manzer City, Kaizer Chiefs Juniors
Debut for Chiefs: League Amazulu 0 Kaizer Chiefs 2 (01/04/94)
International Caps: Bafana Bafana 3
Junior National Teams Caps: 6
Chiefs Appearances: 323
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 49
First Goal for Chiefs: Kaizer Chiefs 2 Callies 0 (18/06/94)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 40
Honours with Chiefs: 1994 BP Top Eight, 1996 Coca Cola Challenge Cup, 1996-1997 PSL Runner Up, 1997 Rothmans Cup, 1997-1998 PSL Runner Up, 1998 Rothmans Cup, 1998 – 1999 PSL Runner Up, 1999 BOB Save Super Bowl Finalist, 2000 BOB Save Super Bowl, 2000 – 2001 PSL Runner Up, 2001 BP Top Eight, 2001 African Cup Winners Cup, 2001 Coca Cola Cup, 2002 Coca Cola Cup Finalist, 2003 Coca Cola Cup, 2003 – 2004 PSL Winner, 2004 Coca Cola Cup, 2004 – 2005 PSL Winner, 2004 SAA Supa 8 Finalist, 2005- 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006 - 2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
   
David Obua
Born: 10 April 1984
Place of Birth: Kampala, Uganda
Position: Defender
Jersey Number: 13
Previous teams: Express Red Eagles (UGA), Association Sportive (MAU), Express (UGA)
Debut for Chiefs: PSL Dynamos 0 Kaizer Chiefs 2 (11/08/05)
International Honours: Captain of Ugandan National Team
Chiefs Appearances: 51
Substitute Appearances: 7
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL Kaizer Chiefs 2 Orlando Pirates (29/10/05)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 6
Honours with Chiefs: 2004-2005 PSL Winner, 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006 – 2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
   
Siphiwe Tshabalala
Born: 25 September 1984
Place of Birth: Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
Position: Midfielder
Jersey Number: 14
Previous teams: Free State Stars
Debut for Chiefs:
International Honours: 8 caps for Bafana Bafana
Chiefs Appearances:
Substitute Appearances:
First Goal for Chiefs:
Total Goals for Chiefs:
Honours with Chiefs:
   
Emille Baron
Born: 17 June 1979
Place of Birth: Fish Hoek, Cape Town South Africa
Position: Goalkeeper
Jersey Number: 30
Previous teams: Hellenic, Lillestroom (NOR)
Debut for Chiefs: PSL Bloemfontein Celtic 1 Kaizer Chiefs 1 (25/09/05)
International Caps: Bafana Bafana 4
Junior National Teams Caps: 34
Chiefs Appearances: 14
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 1
Honours with Chiefs: PSL Winner 2004 – 2005, 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006 – 2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
   
Arthur Zwane
Born: 20 September 1973
Place of Birth: Meadowlands, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa,
Position: Midfield
Jersey Number: 18
Previous teams: Jomo Cosmos, Santos (BRA), Orlando Pirates, Amazulu, Real Rovers, Dynamos, Classic
Debut for Chiefs: Kaizer Chiefs 2 Wits University 0 (22/07/00)
International Caps: Bafana Bafana 6
Junior National team Appearances: 11
Chiefs Appearances: 159
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 27
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL Kaizer Chiefs 2 Manning Rangers 1 (08/10/04)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 24
Honours with Chiefs: 2000 – 2001 PSL Runner Up, 2001 BP TOP Eight, 2001 Coca Cola Cup, 2001 African Cup Winners Cup, 2002 Coca Cola Cup Runner Up, 2003 Coca Cola Cup Winner, 2003 – 2004 PSL Winner, 2004 Coca Cola Cup Winner, 2004 SAA Supa 8 Finalist, 2004-2005 PSL Winner, 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006-2007 ABSA Cup Winner
   
Sihle Mbambo
Born: 6 January 1989
Place of Birth: Pietermaritzburg, KZN
Position: Central Defender
Jersey Number: 19
Previous teams: Kaizer Chiefs Juniors, Kaizer Chiefs Reserves
Debut for Chiefs:
Junior International Caps: 1 for the U-23's against Egypt in 2007
Chiefs Appearances:
   
Sandile Zuke
Born: 10 June 1987
Place of Birth: Umlazi, KZN, South Africa
Position: Central Midfielder
Jersey Number: 20
Previous teams: Kaizer Chiefs Juniors, Kaizer Chiefs Reserves
Debut for Chiefs: PSL 15-08-07 Benoni Premier United 0 Kaizer Chiefs 2
Junior International Caps: 5 for the U-23's, debut vs Botswana 2007
Substitute Chiefs Appearances: 1
Total Chiefs Appearances: 2
   
David Mathebula
Born: 24 June 1983
Place of Birth: Elim, Venda, South Africa
Position: Midfielder
Jersey Number: 24
Previous teams: Orlando Pirates Juniors, Dynamos
Debut for Chiefs: PSL Kaizer Chiefs 2 Silver Stars 1 (11/09/04)
Chiefs Appearances: 12
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 27
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL Black Leopards 0 Kaizer Chiefs 3 (11/12/04)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 5
Honours with Chiefs: 2004 Coca Cola Cup, 2004 SAA Supa 8 Finalist, 2004 – 2005 PSL Winner, 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006 – 2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
   
Thuso Phala
Born: 27 May 1986
Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa
Position:
Jersey Number: 26
Previous teams: Wits University Juniors, Silver Stars
Debut for Chiefs: PSL 15-08 -07 as a sub Benoni Premier United 0 Kaizer Chiefs 2
International Caps:
Junior National team Appearances:
Chiefs Appearances: 2
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 2
First Goal for Chiefs:
Total Goals for Chiefs:
Honours with Chiefs:
   
Mandla Masango
Born: 18 July 1989
Place of Birth: Qwagafontein, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Position: Attacking Central Midfielder
Jersey Number: 11
Previous teams: Walter Stars, Mega Force
Debut for Chiefs: Chiefs debut PSL 15-08 -07 Benoni Premier
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL 15-08-07 Benoni Premier United 0 Kaizer Chiefs 2
League Goals for Chiefs: 1
Total Goals for Chiefs: 1
International Caps: U-17 National Appearances and goals: 3 caps, 2 goals
Chiefs Appearances:
   
Gerald Sibeko
Born: 6 July 1979
Place of Birth: Orlando, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa
Position: Midfielder
Jersey Number: 27
Previous teams: Transnet School of Excellence, Kaizer Chiefs Juniors
Debut for Chiefs: PSL Classic 0 Kaizer Chiefs 0 (15/10/00)
Chiefs Appearances: 52
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 28
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL Manning Rangers 0 Kaizer Chiefs 1 (30/05/01)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 3
Honours with Chiefs: PSL Runner Up 2000-2001, 2001 BP Top Eight, 2001 Coca Cola Cup, 2001 African Cup Winners Cup, 2002 Coca Cola Cup Finalist, 2003 Coca Cola Cup, 2003 – 2004 PSL Winner, 2004 Coca Cola Cup, 2004 – 2005 PSL Winner
2004 SAA Supa 8 Finalist, 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006 – 2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
 
   
Tshepo Bulu
Born: 27 October 1984
Place of Birth: Soweto, Gauteng
Position: Striker
Jersey Number: 23
Previous teams: Pimville Cameroon, Pimville Grant, Pimville Young Stars
Debut for Chiefs:
Chiefs Appearances:
   
Derrick Spencer
Born: 10 May 1982
Place of Birth: Durban, South Africa
Position: Defender
Jersey Number: 28
Previous teams: Santos, Newtons, Maritzburg City, Hellenic
Debut for Chiefs: PSL Kaizer Chiefs 1 Golden Arrows 0 (18/02/04)
Junior National team Appearances: 5
Chiefs Appearances: 56
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 17
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL Lamontville Golden Arrows 1 Kaizer Chiefs 2 (1/10/06)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 1
Honours with Chiefs: 2003-2004 PSL Winner, 2004 Coca Cola Cup, 2004 SAA Supa 8 Finalist, 2004-2005 PSL Winner, 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006 – 2007 Supa8 Winner
   
Itumeleng Khune
Born: 20 June 1987
Place of Birth: Ventersdorp, South Africa
Position: Goalkeeper
Jersey Number: 32
Previous teams: Kaizer Chiefs Juniors
Junior National team Appearances: 10
Debut for Chiefs: PSL 25-08-07 Kaizer Chiefs 1 Jomo Cosmos 1
Chiefs Appearances: 1
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs:
Total Chiefs Appearances:1
Honours with Chiefs:
   
Ditheko Mototo
Born: 27 December 1980
Place of Birth: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Position: Defender
Jersey Number: 33
Previous teams: Bloemfontein Young Tigers
Debut for Chiefs: PSL Super Sport United 1 Kaizer Chiefs 1 (27/11/05)
Chiefs Appearances: 41
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs: 5
First Goal for Chiefs: PSL Ajax Cape Town 2 Kaizer Chiefs 2 (03/12/05)
Total Goals for Chiefs: 4
Honours with Chiefs: 2005 - 2006 ABSA Cup Winner, 2006 – 2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
 
   
Shaun Bartlett
Born: 31st October 1972
Place of Birth: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Position: Striker
Jersey Number: 17
Previous teams: Cape Town Spurs, Colorado Spurs (USA), New York New Jersey Metro Stars (USA), FC Zurich (SWI), Charlton Athletic (ENG)
Chiefs Debut: PSL SuperSport United 2 Kaizer Chiefs 2 27/08/06 Loftus
Chiefs Appearances League Games: 19
Chiefs Appearances Cup games: 4
Total Appearances for Chiefs: 23
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs Cup: 0
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs League: 2
Total Substitute Appearances: 2
League Goals: 9
Cup Goals: 1
Total Goals: 10
Appearances for Chiefs in 06-07: 22
Honours With Chiefs: 2006 – 2007 SAA Supa8 Winner
   
Mabhuti Khenyeza
Born: 17 June 1982
Place of Birth: Howick, KZN, South Africa
Position: Striker
Jersey Number: 5
Previous teams: Maritzburg City, Lamontville Golden Arrows
Chiefs Debut: Chiefs debut PSL 15-08 -07 Benoni Premier United 0 Kaizer Chiefs 2
Chiefs Appearances League Games: 2
Chiefs Appearances Cup games:
Total Appearances for Chiefs: 2
First Chiefs goal: PSL 15-08-07 Benoni Premier United 0 Kaizer Chiefs 2
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs Cup:
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs League:
Total Substitute Appearances: 
League Goals: 1
Cup Goals:
Total Goals: 1
Appearances for Chiefs in 07-08:
Honours With Chiefs:
   
Moketi Tsotetsi
Born: 14 November 1982
Place of Birth: Boipatong, Gauteng, South Africa
Position: Defender
Jersey Number: 29
Previous teams: Bidvest Wits Development Academy, FC Sporting, Jomo Cosmos
Chiefs Debut: PSL 15-08 -07 Benoni Premier United 0 Kaizer Chiefs 2
Chiefs Appearances League Games: 2
Chiefs Appearances Cup games:
Total Appearances for Chiefs: 2
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs Cup:
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs League:
Total Substitute Appearances: 
League Goals:
Cup Goals:
Total Goals:
Appearances for Chiefs in 07-08: 2
Honours With Chiefs:
   
Jonathan Quartey
Born: 15 April 1988
Place of Birth: Accra, Ghana
Position: Defender
Jersey Number: 22
Previous teams: Kpando Heart of Lions, International Allies Football Club, Ashanti Goldfields (all Ghana)
National team honors: Ghana u-17, Ghana u-20 and Ghana u-23
Chiefs Debut: PSL 25-08-07 Kaizer Chiefs 1 Jomo Cosmos 1
Chiefs Appearances League Games: 1
Chiefs Appearances Cup games:
Total Appearances for Chiefs: 1
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs Cup:
Substitute Appearances for Chiefs League:
Total Substitute Appearances: 
League Goals:
Cup Goals:
Total Goals:
Appearances for Chiefs in 07-08:
Honours With Chiefs: