Middendorp questions how injured Kaizer Chiefs striker Billiat starred for Zimbabwe

Middendorp questions how injured Kaizer Chiefs striker Billiat starred for Zimbabwe 1

Although he was announced as nursing an injury, the Amakhosi boss remains shocked with his striker’s availability to represent his country. Ernst Middendorp Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp could not provide clear answers regarding Khama Billiat’s injury condition after his striker played for Zimbabwe during the recent Fifa international break. This comes after Chiefs provided an injury update on the skillful forward a week ago when he was substituted against Cape Town City in the previous Premier Soccer League (PSL) match. Moreover, the former Mamelodi Sundowns hitman was dubbed doubtful…

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From Agent to Khama, it’s a heart-stopping tale

From Agent to Khama, it’s a heart-stopping tale 2

By Robson Sharuko Nineteen years apart, same tournament, same stadium, same goal, roughly about the same time – where Agent Sawu ended up drenched in his tears in 1993, Khama Billiat was mobbed by an army of delirious teammates and ecstatic fans on Tuesday. Warriors and Kaizer Chiefs striker Khama Billiat The more things change, for the Warriors in the World Cup qualifiers, the more they appear to stay the same. As the sun began to set on Tuesday, and two of the four minutes of added time having been…

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Khama Billiat stunner saves Zimbabwe’s blushes in late, late show

Khama Billiat stunner saves Zimbabwe’s blushes in late, late show 3

Zimbabwe 3-1 Somalia (Zimbabwe win 3-2 on aggregate) HARARE – Khama Billiat was not even supposed to play here, wrapped up in soft wool by his club Kaizer Chiefs after picking up a knock away to Cape Town City a fortnight ago. Then, on Monday, Zimbabwe’s talisman declared himself fit and offered himself to his country. Somalia, the lowest ranked African team in the world, carried a surprise 1-0 lead and with just over two minutes of injury time to defend at the National Sports Stadium, they were well on…

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Billiat stunner saves Zim blushes

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Last updated Sep 10, 2019 32,431 A stoppage-time stunner from Kaizer Chiefs star Khama Billiat spared Zimbabwe from a humiliating result against Somalia. Zimbabwe survive Somalia scare in World Cup qualifier After their shock first leg defeat in Djibouti last week, the pressure was all on the home side as they called upon the Amakhosi star to reinforce their attacking options against the lowest rank side in Africa. Interim head coach Joey Antipas made five changes to his first XI that suffered defeat in the preliminary Qatar 2022 qualifier but…

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Khama gets call to provide X-factor

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By Eddie Chikamhi The Warriors have turned to one of their talismen, Khama Billiat, to save their World Cup campaign at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon. Warriors and Kaizer Chiefs striker Khama Billiat Zimbabwe were given a wake-up call last week when the gamble to field some players, without experience at this level, backfired terribly. Prior to the game, the Warriors had been expected to crush their opponents but they were made to pay a heavy price for their pedestrian approach to business. The loss in Djibouti has been…

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Khama Billiat throws himself into Warriors battle as he declares himself fit

Khama Billiat throws himself into Warriors battle as he declares himself fit 7

HARARE – Zimbabwe were handed a huge boost on Monday ahead of Tuesday’s 2022 World Cup preliminary round second leg tie with Somalia in Harare after star forward Khama Billiat declared himself fit. Billiat missed Zimbabwe’s shock 1-0 defeat in the first leg in Djibouti last week as Zimbabwe lost to the lowest ranked team in Africa. But the Kaizer Chiefs star, who was reported by his club to have suffered a “knock to his right pelvic bone” in their 2-1 away victory at Cape Town City two weeks ago,…

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Mushekwi notches century of goals in foreign leagues

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By Robson Sharuko When the Warriors plunge into their first World Cup qualifier in five years, and their first competitive international game since the June 30 Cairo Catastrophe, 10 players who featured in that match in Egypt, will not be part of this battle in Djibouti. Nyasha Mushekwi Skipper Knowledge Musona leads a cast of those absentees who include Khama Billiat, Tendai Darikwa, Ronald Pfumbidzai, Lawrence Mhlanga, Danny Phiri, Ovidy Karuru and Talent Chawapiwa, who started that game in Cairo, and Tino Kadewere and Nyasha Mushekwi, who came in as…

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Chiefs lose Khama

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On Sep 3, 2019 6,755 Kaizer Chiefs have provided a fitness update on Zimbabwe international Khama Billiat and two other players. Warriors and Kaizer Chiefs striker Khama Billiat Billiat has sustained an injury and at this stage it’s unclear how long he will be out for. Defender Ramahlwe Mphahlele and Nkosingiphile Ngcobo are in rehabilitation as they look to make comebacks. “Reports coming from Chiefs’ medical room indicates an injury for midfielder Khama Billiat, while defender Ramahlwe Mphahlele and midfielder Nkosingiphile Ngcobo continue with their rehabilitation process as they aim…

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Kaizer Chiefs lose Khama

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Last updated Sep 3, 2019 6,893 Kaizer Chiefs have provided a fitness update on Zimbabwe international Khama Billiat and two other players. Warriors and Kaizer Chiefs striker Khama Billiat Billiat has sustained an injury and at this stage it’s unclear how long he will be out for. Defender Ramahlwe Mphahlele and Nkosingiphile Ngcobo are in rehabilitation as they look to make comebacks. “Reports coming from Chiefs’ medical room indicates an injury for midfielder Khama Billiat, while defender Ramahlwe Mphahlele and midfielder Nkosingiphile Ngcobo continue with their rehabilitation process as they…

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Le Havre hold on to Kadewere after late call-up

Le Havre hold on to Kadewere after late call-up 12

By Grace Chingoma and Mukudzei Chingwere As we exclusively revealed last week, Khama Billiat and Tino Kadewere are out of the Warriors’ opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Somalia in Djibouti on Thursday. Tinotenda “Tino” Kadewere is a Zimbabwean footballer who plays for Le Havre and the Zimbabwe national team as a striker. Billiat, who was set to be the team’s talisman in the absence of regular skipper Knowledge Musona, has pulled out of the game because he has a medical appointment. Kadewere, who has scored nine goals in six…

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