Kaizer Chiefs will head to KwaZulu-Natal this weekend to face Royal AM of their 2022/23 DStv Premiership opening match, gleaming that the Zulu Kingdom has incessantly supplied a honest launchpad for their season over the years.
Amakhosi will kick off a season with a day out to KwaZulu-Natal for the sixth time in the PSL skills since 1996/97, when they meet Royal AM at Chatsworth the following day.
Of their 5 old league season opening matches in the province, Chiefs are unbeaten with a commanding file of 4 wins and a plan.
In those 5 old opening video games in the Kingdom, Chiefs have managed to file two wins against AmaZulu in 1999-00 and 2012-13, while additionally they defeated Thanda Royal Zulu in 2008-09 and Lamontville Golden Arrows in 2010-11.
Chiefs recorded their supreme ever snatch of their opening game of a league season in the PSL skills when defeating AmaZulu in Durban, when they began their title a hit campaign in 2012-13 with an emphatic 6-0 snatch.
While it’s a fully original and revamped Amakhosi that coach Arthur Zwane will expend on the road for his first game fully responsible in the dugout, he’ll stare to the ancient omens in the province to form a flying originate to this original Chiefs skills.
The supreme time Chiefs have on no tale received when taking part in a crew from Kwa-Zulu Natal of their first league game of a PSL season modified into as soon as a 3-3 plan against African Wanderers on the gap day of the 1997-98 campaign.
The KwaZulu-Natal province is a particular plan for the membership, having played a current role in its rich history and having produced many legendary Amakhosi avid gamers equivalent to Michael ‘Bizzah’ Dlamini, Abednigo ‘Shaka’ Ngcobo and Siyabonga Nomvete.
Chiefs’ first ever league game on the 17th April 1971 modified into as soon as an 11-1 snatch over Kwa-Zulu Natal opponents African Wanderers at house.
Additionally they spread out the 1974 season, the predominant whereby Chiefs received a league title. with a 10-1 snatch over African Wanderers also at house.
Chiefs defeated Wanderers away from house 6-1 in 1975 on the season’s opening day, which modified into as soon as also the predominant time Chiefs opened a league campaign in Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Kaizer Chiefs Mutter in Opening League Games in the PSL skills when facing Kwa-Zulu Natal groups:
1997-98 African Wanderers 3 Kaizer Chiefs 3
1999-00 Kaizer Chiefs 4 AmaZulu 1
2008-09 Kaizer Chiefs 1 Thanda Royal 0
2010-11 Kaizer Chiefs 2 Lamontville Golden Arrows 0
2012-13 AmaZulu 0 Kaizer Chiefs 6
P W D L GF GA GD WIN%
5 4 1 0 14 4 10 80