Christchurch City was the first club in the BNZ Championship to get bought by a foriegn business man. Khali Kal-Kabib bought Christchurch City and made it early known that he had the resources and he wanted to provide them. He showed this when he provided finances for a new stadium in Christchurch for the football team. Christchurch Citys first signing was Aaron Clapham, a 22 year old New Zealander born in Christchurch. Ex-Liverpool player Paul Jewell joined the club as manager and along with him came some more englishmen including Jermaine Wright, Shaun Newton, Steve Lovell and Rohan Ricketts
Club Colors Edit
Christchurch City's home kit has a dark red backround with a white line cut vertically through it. The away kit has a gray backround with a red and brown line vertically cut through it.
Players and staff Edit
Current squad Edit
|No.||Nation||Player Name||POS||No.||Nation||Player Name||POS|
|5||ENG||Jermaine Wright||MF||8||ENG||Rohan Ricketts||MF|
|6||NZL||Aaron Clapham||MF||9||ENG||Steve Lovell||FW|
Club officals Edit
- Chairman - Khali Kal-Kabib
- Manager - Paul Jewell
Christchurch Citys main rivals are Christchurch because of the closeness of the two clubs. The match is called the Christchurch derby.