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Kaizer Chiefs fans encapsulating the passion of a Soweto Derby. Image: BackpagePix

Kaizer Chiefs news: Billiat’s new club, youth prospect signs, Bafana star targeted

It’s your daily wrap of Amakhosi news.

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Kaizer Chiefs fans encapsulating the passion of a Soweto Derby. Image: BackpagePix

Today’s Kaizer Chiefs news wrap is packed with all the latest emerging from Naturena. Khama Billiat is in the news, while Amakhosi are targeting a top Bafana Bafana star.

Kaizer Chiefs news wrap: 22 February 2024


As per Unplayable on X, the 33-year-old has opted to join Yadah FC on a one-year deal instead of joining old club Dynamos who has been heavily linked with the former Sundowns, Ajax Cape Town and CAPS United wide man.

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Billiat has found a new home. Image: @UnplayableZA / X


It has previously been reported on The South African that Billiat landed in Zimbabwe on Tuesday to a welcoming party including Dynamos fans. However, popular prophet Walter Magaya was also there to make the player an offer. It’s turned out quite well for the Yadah Stars owner, who’s got his man. Billiat scored 24 goals and supplied 29 assists in 126 appearances for Chiefs mean he directly contributed to 0.42 goals per game for the Glamour Boys. Contrast that with his stats for Sundowns, where his direct output was 0.64 goals per game.

BREAKING: Billiat links up with popular Zimbabwean prophet


In the latest issue of iDiski Times, it’s reported that Chiefs kept a close eye on developments at Afcon. In particular, Bafana Bafana midfielder Sphephelo Sithole jumped out at the base of Hugo Broos’ midfield. He’s currently on the books of Portuguese second-tier side Tondela, who sounds resigned to losing the man nicknamed ‘Yaya’. Sithole has been in Portugal since 2017 when he started his journey with Sporting in Lisbon. The 24-year-old midfield general has a long-term contract with Tondela but if they can attract offers from top-tier sides, it may be too tempting to turn forthcoming offers down.

BILLIAT STATS: Ajax, Downs and Kaizer Chiefs stats paint a picture

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Bafana Bafana star midfielder Sphephelo Sithole receives an offer from the Seria A. Image: (@SphepheloSithole/Instagram)

Amakhosi sign prolific youth star

Chiefs’ newest youth recruit, 18-year-old Kamogelo Molefo, bagged 16 goals and supplied 18 assists in 18 games last season for Tika Taka Sports Academy. The step up to senior football is a steep one but this is a name we’ll be watching in the months and years to come.

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Meanwhile, hit up James Freemantle for more insights, analysis and love for the beautiful game.

Also, follow The South African on X for up-to-the-minute news updates.