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The Kaizer Chiefs Naturena Village in all its glory. Image: Ernest Makhaya

Forgotten Kaizer Chiefs star spotted at Naturena

A forgotten Kaizer Chiefs man is back in training, but his chances of playing more football this season remain pretty remote.

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The Kaizer Chiefs Naturena Village in all its glory. Image: Ernest Makhaya

Kaizer Chiefs star Khama Billiat won’t play any more competitive football this season but he has been spotted in training at Naturena.

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Khama’s 24 goals and 29 assists in 125 appearances mean he’s been directly contributing to 0.42 goals per game. Contrast that with his stats for Sundowns, where his direct output was 0.64 goals per game (47 goals and 43 assists in 140 appearances to date for Amakhosi). That’s a significant drop-off, and not all of it can be explained by Billiat being surrounded by better players at Masandawana.

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Khama Billiat Kaizer Chiefs Naturena
Khama Billiat is at a crossroads. Image: BackpagePix


The first few months of 2022-23 were stop/start for Billiat, to put it mildly. He created three goals for teammates early in the campaign but then his output dropped off significantly. In early February of 2023, he underwent groin surgery which ruled him out for the remainder of the campaign. It was a cruel blow for the wide man, but in a way it summed up his Chiefs career so far. He’s made just NINE league appearances this term.

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Injuries, as well as inconsistency, have made this latest chapter one to forget for Billiat. However, at least he’s back in training, albeit separately from the rest of the group.

Naturena training. Video: @lorenz_ko / Twitter

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