As the 2016/17 league race enters the final stretch, Kaizer Chiefs will host current league champions Mamelodi Sundowns in a thrilling Absa Premiership match on April Fools’ Day at FNB Stadium, kicking off at 20:15.
The Glamour Boys will be led out onto the pitch by skipper Itumeleng Khune, who is back from national duty for Bafana Bafana where he represented the Phefeni Glamour Boys well, alongside teammates Erick Mathoho, Ramahlwe Mphahlele and Lorenzo Gordinho.
“As everybody knows, this is a game like no other,” says Kaizer Chiefs Marketing Director, Jessica Motaung. “Playing against Sundowns means there is extra pride at stake and there is no greater feeling than coming out on top against the league champions. The whole of the Kaizer Chiefs Family will be out in force from early on Saturday to support the players in their quest for victory.”
Join us at Jabulani Mall as Kaizer Chiefs, together with sponsor Vodacom, have arranged a roadshow at the shopping centre on Saturday morning. There will be a hive of activities at the mall, which will provide a great build up for this momentous clash to ensure the fans are as excited for the occasion as the players are.
Supporters purchasing the Club’s 2016/17 iconic home jersey for a reduced price of R599 from KC Retail outlets at the Village in Naturena, Tramshed in Pretoria and the roadshow in Jabulani will receive a pair of shorts and socks for free, while stocks last. There will be other authentic Kaizer Chiefs merchandise for the Amakhosi faithful to ensure they are well dressed for the Saturday night’s date at the stadium.
“We strategically chose Jabulani Mall because, as a Soweto-born team, we have decided to open a Retail Store with partner Hollard in the next few weeks at the Jabulani Mall as part of our retail and insurance expansion strategy,” adds Jessica Motaung. “We call on Soweto residents and the Amakhosi Family to come out in numbers on Saturday and see what we have to offer.”
In preparation for the imminent opening of the new Retail Store in Soweto, Kaizer Chiefs, together with partners Vodacom, will provide supporters and shoppers with the perfect setting to experience Kaizer Chiefs hospitality at the Jabulani Mall on Saturday, 1 April 2017.
Between 11:00 and 16:00 the Vodacom Gig Rig will heighten the festive mood with music, fun and games, and promotional give-aways. Adjacent to the Gig Rig will be a sidewalk table offering amazing specials on a variety of official Club merchandise products just in time to display at the stadium at the match. Agents will assist with acquiring KC Mobile starter packs to ensure they are connected, while KC Insurance products and services will also be available to supporters.
A number of Kaizer Chiefs players and management will meet and greet the fans, sign autographs and to take pictures with in Jabulani.
As a build up to kick-off, the retail specials continue on Saturday evening from 18:00 at the stadium to ensure that all supporters get to enjoy these amazing offers from the Kaizer Chiefs Retail team. And, if you are lucky enough to get a VIP-ticket, there will also be a set up in the Presidential and the Super suite which will afford supporters the opportunity to purchase Kaizer Chiefs merchandise, while enjoying the match.
The game kicks off at 20:15 on Saturday, 1 April 2017. Tickets are available and can be purchased from Computicket, as well as Shoprite and Checkers stores.