Khama Billiat

Former Kaizer Chiefs star Khama Billiat in Yadah FC’s kit. Images: Facebook @Austin Ditlhobolo @Kaizer Chiefs

Why Yadah? Billiat reveals his reasons

Khama Billiat returns home! Ex-Sundowns and Chiefs star joins Yadah FC in a sensational Zimbabwean homecoming.

Khama Billiat

Former Kaizer Chiefs star Khama Billiat in Yadah FC’s kit. Images: Facebook @Austin Ditlhobolo @Kaizer Chiefs

After 14 years abroad, former Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs star Khama Billiat has made a sensational homecoming to Zimbabwean football. The 33-year-old was officially unveiled as Yadah Football Club’s newest signing in front of thousands of jubilant fans at The Heart Stadium on Thursday.

The move marks Billiat’s return to his footballing roots, having left his first professional club, CAPS United, to join Ajax Cape Town in South Africa back in 2010. Billiat’s one-year contract with the Miracle Boys includes an option for another season.

Khama Billiat on his Homecoming

The unveiling was a spectacle of support, with the former Ajax Cape Town forward’s family present alongside hordes of Yadah fans. Addressing the gathered crowd, Billiat expressed his gratitude and excitement:

“I have been homesick for some time and being here means so much love. I really appreciate it and I’m going to enjoy it. Thank you for showing me so much love,” Billiat told Soccer24.

He went on to express how eager he is to don the club’s colors:

“I don’t think I have ever felt like this before. The love that I’m getting, is simply amazing, overwhelming and it’s a great feeling. I can’t wait for the games to begin.”

Why Yadah FC?

Billiat’s decision to join Yadah FC highlights a deep connection with the club. “Yadah is a special team. I am happy to be here. This is the only place I have been coming to in Zimbabwe over the years, it’s like home to me. They have sacrificed a lot for me to be here and I appreciate it,” he explained.

He emphasized the club’s commitment, saying, “They [Yadah] sacrificed a lot for me, love starts by sacrifice. Their love was amazing and I couldn’t think of going anywhere else.”

A Homecoming to Remember

The outpouring of support is a testament to Billiat’s enduring popularity in Zimbabwe. “This is amazing. I am hoping to enjoy it, I love my country so much. So, I am ready to give out my best,” he concluded.