The Curious Case of Khama Billiat: 'Missing' Attacker Goes Viral on Social Media

The Curious Case of Khama Billiat: 'Missing' Attacker Goes Viral on Social Media

Byron Pillay
updated at July 27, 2023 at 3:57 PM
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  • Khama Billiat is officially a free agent after his contract with Kaizer Chiefs expired recently
  • Billiat has disappeared since his last appearance at Chiefs and remains mum over his future
  • The Zimbabwean player has been a source of many posts and jokes on social media recently

Where will Khama Billiat play his football next?

The Zimbabwean player became a free agent after his contract with Kaizer Chiefs expired at the end of June.

Khama Billiat as a Kaizer Chiefs player.
Khama Billiat continues to trend on social media as fans speculate where he will play his football next. Image: @Soccer_Laduma.
Source: Twitter

The Amakhosi released a statement earlier in July stating they were trying to agree to a new deal with the player, but he wasn’t responding to calls and no one knew where he was.

Billiat has yet to negotiate a deal with the Soweto-based side and hasn’t been in contact with the side since disappearing.

Even Orlando Pirates legend, Steve Lekoelea, weighed in on the matter, saying that Billiat would regret his decision, The South African noted.

As more time passes without news from the player, the more he trends on social media. The Zimbabwean player’s name constantly pops up on social media as many club fanbases urge their side to sign him.

He is also the subject of funny posts as fans make light of his recent disappearance. Here are some ways Billiat remains a hot topic despite keeping a low profile.

In relation to Chiefs’ kit


“Billiat ran away with the blue tracksuits. Now we cannot buy it😒.”

Being compared to Martin Braithwaite

Pirates fans want Billiat


“Announce Khama Billiat and Bathusi Aubaas, stop wasting time.”

Arthur Zwane catches strays

CT City fans trolls Chiefs

Molefi Ntseki to blame?


"Molefi Ntseki being announced as a head coach chased Billiat?"


"Billiat didn't want to be coached by someone with a welding certificate."

Comparisons to Pirates’ Dzvukamanja

Chiefs comment on Billiat’s absence

As Sports Brief previously reported, Kaizer Chiefs are unimpressed with Billiat at the moment.

The striker, whose contract expired at the end of June, hasn’t been seen at the club since June 29.

The Amakhosi released a statement saying Billiat was expected to be part of the pre-season camp.

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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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