It is going to take some adjusting seeing former Kaizer Chiefs captain Bernard Parker in a different club regalia after his shocking departure at the Naturena based outfit.
For many years, the product of the Transnet School of Excellence has become synonymous with the squad number 25 during his spell at Kaizer Chiefs where he reached cult status.
Almost a week ago, the 36 year old Boksburg born footballer put pen to paper on a two year deal at TS Galaxy after his departure at Kaizer Chiefs where he spent eleven seasons. On Thursday, "Die Hond" as he is affectionately known as reported for duty at his new club where joined his new teammates and had his first training session.
On the day, the Mpumalanga based outfit have taken to their Instagram account to share pictures where the former Kaizer Chiefs captain who brings in wealthy of experience was captured wearing a different squad number. From the shared pictures on the popular platform, the two time PSL League winner with Kaizer Chiefs was captured wearing the squad number 17.
Meanwhile, at this point in time, we cannot safely confirm as to whether Bernard Parker will be wearing the squad number 17 when he officially makes his debut in the colours of TS Galaxy.
Why was Bernard Parker wearing the jersey number 17 during his first training session at TS Galaxy?
It appears as if there is a significant reason as to why Bernard Parker was captured wearing the squad number 17 during his first training session at TS Galaxy.
According to his player profile on 𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘴𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬𝘵, during his spell at Thanda Royal Zulu, the football legend used to wear the squad number 17 before earning a move to Eredivisie side FC Twente.
Did you know?
In the 2013/14 season, Bernard Parker won the prestigious Lesley Manyathela Golden Boot award with 10 goals to his name, according to the winners list on 𝘞𝘪𝘬𝘪𝘱𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘢.
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