Connect with us


How Kaizer Chief Stopped Other South African Clubs From Signing Khama Billiat



How Kaizer Chief Stopped Other South African Clubs From Signing Khama Billiat

New details have emerged regarding the transfer saga involving Zimbabwean forward Khama Billiat and South African club Kaizer Chiefs.

An insider has shed light on how Chiefs used their influence to prevent other clubs in the South African Premiership from signing Billiat after he rejected their contract offer.

Also read: How Yadah FC Snatched Khama Billiat From Under Dynamos’ Nose: The Details

The Fallout: Betrayal, Anger, and Failed Returns on Investment

Khama Billiat First training
Khama Billiat (Image: Goal)

Billiat, who was once the highest-paid footballer in the South African Premier League, earning a cool R800,000 per month, turned down a reduced offer from Kaizer Chiefs towards the end of his contract.

His decision reportedly angered some key officials at Kaizer Chiefs, who felt betrayed as they believed their investment in Billiat during his five-year stay at the club, did not yield the expected returns.

It was reported that Billiat expressed interest in joining Cape Town City, currently in second place on the DStv Premiership table. He even trained with SuperSport United for three days but stopped attending training sessions thereafter.

Also read: Khama Billiat’s Jaw-Dropping Salary at Yadah Stars FC Shatters Records in Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League

How Kaizer Chiefs Stopped Other South African Clubs From Signing Khama Billiat

A source who spoke to H-Metro alleges that Kaizer Chiefs stalked Khama Billiat and used intimidation tactics to discourage other South African clubs from signing him.

“The South African football scene is a complex one and it’s like Animal Farm, all the teams are equal but some teams are more equal than others. Some clubs like Chiefs and Pirates wield considerable influence and when they feel you have betrayed them they really make life very difficult for you. They will track your movements and even intimidate other clubs from signing you and this is the predicament that Khama found himself in,” the source said.

Also read: In Pictures: Khama Billiat’s First Training Session Creates a Stir as Fans Await His Grand Debut with Yadah Stars FC

New Beginnings: Billiat’s Relocation to Zimbabwe

The source emphasised that no South African club was willing to sign Billiat, not because he does not fit the bill but rather due to intimidation tactics.

“No SA club was going to sign him, not because he wasn’t good enough but these clubs were being told that there will be serious problems if they sign him. I would like to think that Khama is safer now that he is home, especially given all the ugly politics that was happening in the background,” the source added.

Reports indicate that Khama Billiat, now with Yadah Stars in Zimbabwe’s Premiership on a one-year contract, has chosen to settle back home permanently. He has enrolled his daughter in a local school, and his belongings have been relocated from South Africa to his Harare residence.

Follow Us on Google News for Immediate Updates

Full Story Source: How Kaizer Chief Stopped Other South African Clubs From Signing Khama Billiat

Continue Reading