Khama Billiat

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Khama Billiat
Khama Billiat, Zimbabwean Football
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Born (1990-08-19) August 19, 1990 (age 29)
Mufakose Clinic
ResidenceSouth Africa
NationalityZimbabwean
EducationMarimba Park Primary School & Gwinyiro Primary School
Alma materLord Malvern High School
Occupation
  • Footballer
EmployerKaizer Chiefs
Known forPlaying for the Zimbabwe National Soccer Team
Home townHarare
Height5' 7" (170)
Spouse(s)Esnath Munyedawo
Parent(s)Rosa and Mustafo Billiat

Khama Billiat is a Zimbabwean international footballer who is based in South Africa where he plays for Kaizer Chiefs.

Background

He was born on the 19th of August in 1990 in Harare at Mufakose Clinic.[1] Khama has recently launched Khama Billiat Foundation with its vision hinged on contributing to society by positively impacting on the lives that matter. Recently, through his Foundation, he donated goods to his former primary school, Gwinyiro, in Mufakose. He was at Gwinyiro for his Grade 2 in 1998 where he started playing for the school team when doing his Grade 3. When he was doing Grade 5 he attracted the attention of Marc Duvillard who sent his representatives to Khama's family to offer to cater for his school needs and fees. He would later join Aces Academy.[2] Growing up Khama was inspired by his uncle Cheche Billiat who used to play for CAPS United as well as Alois Bunjira who both were his role models. Though his father was a footballer playing for CAPS United Football Club he didn't make it into the first team.

Education

Billiat attended Lord Malvern High School for his secondary education.[3]

Career

Billiat played for CAPS United Football Club before he went on to play in the South African league though he didn't even kick a ball at CAPS United. Between 2010 and 2013, Billiat was playing for Ajax Cape Town in South Africa.[4] Khama signed a five year contract at Mamelodi Sundowns on 19 August 2013 after leaving Ajax Cape Town. After the end of 2017/2018 Season, Khama joined Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs from Sundowns. He also plays for the Zimbabwe National Soccer Team also known as the Warriors.

Teams Played For

Awards

In May 2016 Billiat was instrumental in Mamelodi Sundowns' dominance in the ABSA premier league. He managed to scoop the player of the month award during the season.

  • 2016 PSL Player of the season- ABSA Premiership, South Africa
  • 2016 Absa Premiership Players' player of the season
  • 2016 Absa Premiership Midfielder of the Season[5]
  • Confederation of African Football Champions League Team of the Week[6]
  • South African League Title Winner x3 (2013/14, 2015/16, 2017/18 with Mamelodi Sundowns)
  • South African Cup Winner 2015/16
  • Nedbank Cup Winner 2014/15
  • CAF Champions League Winner 2016
  • CAF Super Cup Winner 2017
  • COSAFA Cup Winner 2018

Videos

Behind the Scenes with Billiat
Billiat and Mosimane voted PSL Player & Coach of the Month!
Khama Billiat Rollup HD 2016
Billiat thrilled with Absa Premiership Player of the Month recognition
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Picture Gallery

Controversy

Bev Affair

In 2014 Billiat is said to have been involved in a love affair with dancer and entertainer Beverly Sibanda. The alleged affair gathered momentum after Bev had put Billiat on her WhatsApp profile picture.[7]




References

  1. , KHAMA BILLIAT,Transfer Market, retrieved:24 Jun 2015"
  2. , [1],The Herald, Published: November 13, 2019, retrieved:13 November 2019"
  3. , About,Khama Billiat Facebook Profile, retrieved: 24 Jun 2015"
  4. 4.0 4.1 , CAREER,Int Soccer, retrieved:24 Jun 2015"
  5. , Billiat steals the show at PSL Awards, Super Sport, retrieved 31 May 2016
  6. , [2]"Sundowns place $2,5m price tag on Billiat", retrieved: # Aug 2016"
  7. T. Khosa, Khama Billiat dating dancer Beverly,Nehanda Radio, published:4 Jul 2013,retrieved:24 Jun 2015"