Kaizer Chiefs’ Greatest Player Debate Rages On, Fans Comment on Who's the Best Ever to Wear an Amakhosi Jersey

Kaizer Chiefs’ Greatest Player Debate Rages On, Fans Comment on Who's the Best Ever to Wear an Amakhosi Jersey

Byron Pillay
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:54 PM
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  • Bernard Parker is considered a Kaizer Chiefs legend but not the greatest Amakhosi player ever according to some
  • Kaizer Chiefs have had numerous players over the years who can claim the title of greatest of all time
  • Fans have taken to social media to vote on who they think is the greatest player to represent the Sowetan giants

Who is the greatest player to have donned the Kaizer Chiefs jersey?

Football fans have shared their thoughts on the matter with opinions divided about who is the best player to have played for the Sowetan giants.

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Kaizer Chiefs has had many players who can be considered the greatest and fans are still divided on who is worthy of that title. Image: Anesh Debiky/ Duif du Toit/ Michael Steele
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The debate was reignited with news that Bernard Parker's contract with the Amakhosi was winding down. Goal.Com reported that Parker was in the final six months of his contract with Chiefs but that no talks were yet being held between his agent and the club.

Parker is Chief's all-time leading goalscorer, The South African confirmed and a certified legend at the club. But does that make him the greatest?

One fan took to social media to describe Parker as the GOAT, the greatest of all time but other supporters think that there are other players worthy of that title.

Thabang Letsie:

"Chiefs have alot of players who can be regarded as GOAT but not Parker. He is our legend and we love him but you can't rate him ahead of Zwane, Nengomasha, Doctor Khumalo and scara Ngobese."

Tebogo Prince

"Itumeleng Khune is the greatest of all time for me,he may be a shadow of his former self but during his prime he was unstoppable."

Mpummy Meagan Mgwenya:

'I may be hating Chiefs with all that I am but Bernard Parker for me is is one of the best player to have represented his team well....At some point whenever I see him on the Line-up I would hate it and be angry coz I know he gives his best whenever he's on the field...."

Ntobeko Mthethwa:

"I'm not a Chiefs fan but can't rated as the goat...but one of the best I'd say.Skara,Shakes or Dr Khumalo can be debated not this guy"

Philani Dlulubheke:

"Yes he one of Kaizer chiefs legends salute that man he must just retire at Chiefs"

Malokishi Verstaan Niyne Bhudaa:

"That celebration of his baba bheka. I'll forever remember him by his celebration.the late black jesus Scara Ngobese was great skillful KCFC footballer"

Bernard Parker looks at life after football, Kaizer Chiefs star talks about future as contract draws to an end

In other Premier Soccer League news, Bernard Parker's contract with Kaizer Chiefs is coming to an end and the Amakhosi legend has started looking at life after football, Sports Brief earlier reported.

Bernard Parker signed for the Amakhosi in 2011 and has gone on to become the club's leading goalscorer in the Premier Soccer League era. Now at 35-years-old, Parker is thinking about life after football according to his agent, The South African reported.

Parker started his career in 2004 at Thanda Royal Zulu and soon became a legend for clubs and country. According to Goal.Com, Parker's agent Mike Makaab said they hadn't held talks with Kaizer Chiefs as yet but would wait and see what happens in the next few months.

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Byron Pillay is a sports writer and Head of the Department at Sports Brief (joined in 2022) with over 10 years of experience in community journalism and a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School.
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