Former Kaizer Chiefs Star Khama Billiat Contemplates Return to International Stage with Zimbabwe

Former Kaizer Chiefs Star Khama Billiat Contemplates Return to International Stage with Zimbabwe

In a surprising turn of events, Khama Billiat, the former Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns star, has hinted at the possibility of ending his international football retirement to represent The Warriors of Zimbabwe.

A Shocking Retirement Prior to 2021 AFCON

Billiat’s initial retirement from international football came just two months before the 2021 AFCON finals in Cameroon, despite being a key player in The Warriors of Zimbabwe’s squad.

The decision was unexpected given his pivotal role in the national team.

Impressive International Career Stats

Having made his debut for Zimbabwe in March 2021, Billiat played a total of 51 games in various competitions, scoring 17 goals for the national team.

He featured prominently in the 2017 and 2019 AFCON finals, leaving a notable mark with a goal against Uganda in a group game.

Billiat’s Hint at a Possible Comeback

After joining Yadah FC and returning to play in the Zimbabwean PSL, the 33-year-old expressed his openness to reconsidering his retirement decision.

He emphasized his love for the country and the warmth he felt upon returning, leaving the door open for a potential return to international football.

Yadah FC Owner’s Efforts to Convince Billiat

Yadah FC owner, Prophet Walter Magaya, aims to persuade Billiat to reconsider his retirement.

While acknowledging the importance of Billiat’s stellar performance in the national team, Magaya expressed confidence in convincing the player.

He highlighted Billiat’s leadership qualities and emphasized his significant impact, stating that the player’s stature and skills would contribute positively to the local Premiership.

An Uncertain Future and Open Possibilities

Khama Billiat’s potential return to international football adds an air of uncertainty to his future.

The footballer’s comments suggest a willingness to adapt to changing circumstances, leaving fans and football enthusiasts curious about the possibilities that lie ahead.

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