Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs' latest
signing Kabelo Mahlasela believes that the club's fans deserve to see the team
winning trophies because Amakhosi boast a rich history of success.
The attacking midfielder recently
joined from Bloemfontein Celtic on a two-and-a-half-year contract after
previously spending the same period of time with Siwelele.
Mahlasela played an influential
role in helping Celtic to reach the Telkom Knockout final in December 2017
although they eventually lost at the hands of champions Bidvest Wits.
"This is a dream come true for me and I’m happy that I
am part of this big institution," the player told the club's official website.
"The welcome by the chairman, staff, coaches
and team mates has been phenomenal. I am looking forward to engaging with the
"I am aware of the pressure that
comes with playing for Kaizer Chiefs.
"The only way to repay those who
recommended me to the Kaizer Chiefs management and to keep the supporters happy
is to work hard and make sure we do well as a team - this way our names will be
added to the glorious history of the club.
"Walking around the offices and
seeing the trophies in the cabinet and the professional way the team is run is
motivating enough and I will not let anyone down."
The talented 26-year-old
added: "The fans play a big role in spurring us on and we know the
emotional investment they put in – ours is to deliver so they go home happy."