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Khanyisa Mayo. Photo CapeTownCity/Twitter

Khanyisa Mayo: Why Chiefs move never materialised!

Sought-after striker Khanyisa Mayo has confirmed that although there was once interest from Chiefs, he is committed to Cape Town City.

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Khanyisa Mayo. Photo CapeTownCity/Twitter

Cape Town City striker Khanyisa Mayo is one player who has regularly been linked with Kaizer Chiefs, particularly during the January transfer window.

Although the deal ultimately fell flat, there was speculation that Chiefs could potentially reignite negotiations to try and lure the talented attacker to Naturena for next season.

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However, as reported by SABC Sport earlier this month, Cape Town City acted quickly to extend the playmaker’s contract to June 2028.

With the club clearly having no interest in losing the services of such a talented player, with the Cape club first exercising the option in his contract before now reportedly tabling a blockbuster new offer. 

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Mayo has opened up about interest from Chiefs

“Growing up, it’s every player’s dream to play for a big team like Chiefs,” Mayo said on Radio 2000.

“There was interest [from Chiefs] in January, but Cape Town City was not willing to sell. But I’ve now committed to City until 2028. I’m happy here, and we want to challenge the big clubs and give it a go.”

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Some hoped that Khanyisa Mayo could be the answer to Kaizer Chiefs’ numerous problems. Image: iDiski Times

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