Ex Kaizer Chiefs Striker Bernard Parker Joins TS Galaxy Instead of Supersport United

Ex Kaizer Chiefs Striker Bernard Parker Joins TS Galaxy Instead of Supersport United

  • Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Bernard Parker has found himself a new club following a short stint in free agency
  • The ex-Bafana Bafana player will turn it out in the colours of the ambitious TS Galaxy for the 2022/23 DStv Premiership
  • He had been training with SuperSport United in the off-season, and was widely expected to get a contract with Gavin Hunt's men

It was more good news for the highly ambitious TS Galaxy this week.

Fresh from stunning the formidable DStv Premiership perennial champions Mamelodi Sundowns in the opening match of the new season, the Rockets then went on to announce their acquisition of Kaizer Chiefs legend Bernard Parker.

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New TS Galaxy striker Bernard Parker with club chairman Tim Sukazi. Image source: @TSGALAXYFC
Source: Twitter

According to The South African, the 35-year-old former Bafana Bafana striker had been widely expected to sign with SuperSport United, having been training with the team since becoming a free agent. However, Kick Off confirmed that he instead signed with Galaxy.

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A tweet from the club read:

"TS Galaxy Football Club has captured the signature of former Bafana Bafana international, @BernardParker on a two-year contract. Welcome to the Rockets @BernardParker! #Siyadumuza #TheRockets #TSG"

The response to the move was positive.

@km_Mokwe tweeted:

"Even today my heart is still pouring tears after @BernardParker left Chiefs, this was the only player that was giving his all every game, the only player u can deploy at any position given any amount of difficulties the team may encounter, a definition of a true football player"

@Thabiso_M8 said:

Bernard Parker must not share our secrets with you like Vilakazi . All the best to him on this new journey. A top-tier professional and legend"

@JoemanMakashane said:

Congratulations to @BernardParker, you deserve that contract, you're a hard worker. Forget about some of those useless Chiefs fans who abused you."

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Happy Jele might just join Royal AM after all.

As reported by Sports Brief, the legendary former Orlando Pirates defender and captain surprisingly left the club at the end of last season, and had been credibly linked to Thwihli Thwahla.

This move was expected to happen during the off-season, but is yet to materialise.

Source: SportsBrief.com