Articles tagged 'khama billiat'

Billiat saga: Peter Ndlovu breathes fire 8 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors legend Peter Ndlovu insists he is a loyal Zimbabwean and would never block Khama Billiat from playing for the national team. The Mamelodi Sundowns team manager was speaking in Harare yesterday afternoon after arriving from Pretoria with Billiat, who proceeded to be assessed b...
Mapeza gambles on injured Billiat 26 May 2017 HARARE - Injred Warriors talisman Khama Billiat has been included in the squad for next month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia at home. The Mamelodi Sundowns forward is part of a 25-man squad released by interim coach Norman Mapeza yesterday. There were fears B...
Billiat tipped to make Europe move 29 January 2017 HARARE - Warriors star forward Khama Billiat has been tipped to make the grade into any European league with one of Britain's largest circulating newspapers — The Daily Mail — saying he is good enough to play in the English Premier League. Billiat had the entire continent spellbound by his out...
Caf snub must motivate Billiat 10 January 2017 HARARE - Soccer-loving Zimbabweans must be seething in anger and justifiably so. Last Thursday, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) hosted the annual Caf Awards in the Nigerian capital of Abuja where a number of football luminaries were recognised and rewarded. It was a night in whi...
Billiat joins camp 3 January 2017 HARARE - Mamelodi Sundowns and Warriors star midfielder Khama Billiat has finally started training with the rest of the national team after a tumultuous week in which he has made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Billiat, who has been in the country since the Absa Premiership went on Christ...
Billiat needs help 2 January 2017 HARARE - In the past footballers were well-known for their love for fast cars, beautiful women, booze, smoking and partying until the wee hours in nightclubs. There is no perfect example of this stereotype of footballers than the late Manchester United legend George Best. At the peak of his...
It has to stop, Khama! 2 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabweans have high hopes on diminutive Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Khama Billiat who had a stellar season last year both in the South African Absa premiership and African continent. Billiat stands at the cusp of making history by becoming the first Zimbabwean to win the African Pl...
Billiat, Rusike need new challenges 23 July 2016 JOHANNESBURG - This might be my second write up regarding South Africa's Player of the Year Khama Billiat and his Zimbabwe national teammate Evans Rusike. When the Mzansi season ended a few months ago, I said both Billiat and Rusike must pack their bags and head for Europe to further their car...
Billiat nominated for top gongs 25 May 2016 HARARE - Khama Billiat is in the running to be crowned the best player in the South African Premiership after he was nominated for two top gongs yesterday. The 25-year-old Zimbabwe international had a prolific 2015-16 season as he helped Mamelodi Sundowns win the title with a record 71 points....
The Khama Billiat show 8 May 2016 JOHANNESBURG - This past Wednesday, Mamelodi Sundowns won the Absa Premier League title with a good two games to go. Led by talisman Khama Billiat, the Tshwane side have been by far the most consistent and outstanding side in the PSL. By winning the league title in addition to the Telkom Kn...
Who is the best, Ndoro or Billiat? 23 April 2016 JOHANNESBURG - Khama Billiat and Tendai Ndoro surely rank among the hottest players in the Absa Premiership right now. As Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates prepare to meet this evening in the Nedbank Cup quarter-finals, the talk within the public sphere, media and football circles has been...
I couldn't believe I scored - Khama 17 June 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe midfielder Khama Billiat says he was surprised when his cross evaded Malawi goalkeeper MacDonald Harawa and went in during Saturday 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Blantyre.  With the scores tied at 1-1 during the Group L encounter at Kamuzu Stadium, Billiat won posse...
Khama Billiat at it again 14 January 2014 HARARE - Just last November, footballer Khama Billiat was the centre of controversy when erotic dancer Beverly "Bev" Sibanda claimed on national radio that she was seeing the married soccer star. Right now he is the centre of controversy as he is reported by South African newspaper, Sunday Sun...
Bev in love with footballer Khama Billiat 1 November 2013 HARARE - Sexy Angels leader Beverly “Bev” Sibanda has found her great love and says she is head-over-heels with South Africa-based Zimbabwean footballer Khama Billiat. While the Daily News could not independently verify this with Billiat, the mother-of-one said she had decided to let the cat o...
Billiat opens Downs account 23 September 2013 JOHANNESBURG - Khama Billiat scored his first goal for Mamelodi Sundowns to hand the hosts a 2-1 victory over Bidvest Wits in a Premiership clash at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday. Having joined from Ajax Cape Town before the new season, the Zimbabwean international had started every ...
Will Khama win hearts of Brazilians? 24 August 2013 JOHANNESBURG - This week, Khama Billiat completed one of the most lucrative deals which will see him move from the Mother City to Pretoria where he will don the Mamelodi Sundowns jersey. Although his transfer fee remains a guarded secret, talk doing rounds is that it is one of the most expensi...
Sundowns' foreign quota question 21 August 2013 JOHANNESBURG – The completion of Khama Billiat and Mukuka Mulenga's signings has ballooned to seven the number of new foreign signings at Mamelodi Sundowns – spilling way over the limit of five. Sundowns already have Zimbabwean striker Cuthbert Malajila and Togelese midfielder Dove Wome – both...
Billiat finally signs for Sundowns 20 August 2013 JOHANNESBURG - Mamelodi Sundowns completed the signing of Zimbabwe international Khama Billiat from Ajax Cape Town on Monday. The Brazilians have off-loaded striker Eleazar Rodgers to Ajax on a season-long loan deal as part of the transfer, which had looked as though it had collapsed last week...
Gorowa lauds Khama 11 August 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe football coach Ian “Dibango” Gorowa has tipped Warriors wizard Khama Billiat to shine after signing for South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns for a record fee. The 23-year-old prodigy has been the chief target for South Africa's biggest clubs in the pre-season transfer windo...
Ajax still want to keep Billiat 8 August 2013 HARARE - Khama Billiat's agent Edzai Kasinauyo tells KickOff.com the player is “ready for anything” as negotiations continue behind the scenes. Billiat leaving Ajax became more of a reality on August 1 when it emerged the player has not been registered by the club for the 2013/14 season, but a...
Khama off to Russia 2 July 2013 HARARE – Zimbabwe international and Ajax Cape Town forward Khama Billiat could soon secure a dream move into the big European leagues after he left last night for trials with Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow. Billiat, one of the most sought players in the Absa Premiership, left his base in South ...
'Khama has Cristiano's touch, but…' 26 February 2013 HARARE - In a big endorsement of his talent, Ajax Cape Town s Zimbabwean ace Khama Billiat has been likened to Real Madrid maestro Cristiano Ronaldo, albeit in a thinly-disgusted criticism of the Warriors starlet by a respected South African football journalist. Writing for football411.com, renow...
Khama Billiat still hurting for Warriors 26 October 2012 HARARE - Khama Billiat is still having a tough time coming to terms with Zimbabwe s failure to qualify for the 2013 African Nations Cup. The Warriors lost out to Angola at Estadio 11 de Novembro two weeks ago, despite having taken a 3-1 advantage from the first leg to the away tie. Billiat has al...