Absa Premiership

Jayiya in dreamland after Chiefs bow

2017-07-25 12:53
Bhongolwethu Jayiya (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs' off season arrival, Bhongolethu Jayiya, says it was a dream come true to finally don the famous Black and Gold colours of Amakhosi.

The former Cape Town City forward joined Chiefs this month on a free transfer, after his contract expired with the Citizens - where he enjoyed a fruitful spell last season to put him on the radar of the Premiership's biggest sides.

However, the 27-year-old admits there was only one team in his mind once Amakhosi expressed interest in his services and after making his debut during the 2017 Maize Cup pre-season tournament - he revealed he was born within a Chiefs supporting environment.

"It was great to get game time," he told the club's official website.

"I grew up in a Kaizer Chiefs supporting family.

"My father, my mother, my grandfather, my sister… Everybody supports the Glamour Boys.

"That's why it's so great that I have now joined the club of my dreams.

"I won't let the supporters down. I know how they feel, because I myself have always been one. I want to help Kaizer Chiefs win trophies."

Read more on:    kaizer chiefs  |  psl  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Saturday, 28 April 2018
Wits v AmaZulu FC, Bidvest Stadium 15:00
Cape Town City FC v Orlando Pirates, Cape Town Stadium 15:00
Kaizer Chiefs v Maritzburg United, FNB Stadium 15:00
Free State Stars v Polokwane City, Goble Park 15:00
Mamelodi Sundowns v Ajax Cape Town, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:00
Baroka FC v Bloemfontein Celtic, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Golden Arrows v Platinum Stars, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:00
Chippa United v SuperSport United, Sisa Dukashe Stadium 15:00
Saturday, 12 May 2018
Ajax Cape Town v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium 15:00
Bloemfontein Celtic v Mamelodi Sundowns, Dr Molemela Stadium 15:00
Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows, Harry Gwala Stadium 15:00
AmaZulu FC v Cape Town City FC, King Zwelithini Stadium 15:00
SuperSport United v Baroka FC, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:00
Polokwane City v Chippa United, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Orlando Pirates v Free State Stars, Orlando Stadium 15:00
Platinum Stars v Wits, Royal Bafokeng Stadium 15:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.