Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas expressed his delight
that Khama Billiat scored a hat-trick in Wednesday's 4-0 win over Zimamoto in
the CAF Confederations Cup.
Prior to his three strikes against the outfit from Zanzibar
in the Confederations Cup Preliminary Round first-leg at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in
Port Elizabeth, Billiat had scored just once in his previous nine matches.
Nonetheless, Solinas is pleased that the player is back in
the goals as it will help build his confidence ahead of Saturday's Premiership
encounter with Golden Arrows.
Kick-off is 18:00 at the Princess Magogo Stadium
He said: "We dominated the game completely, we did not
concede a goal, but we also did not concede chances [for the opponents to
"Yes, I am happy for the number of chances we created
and maybe we could have scored more goals, but it's okay.
"What's important is that we did not concede, and the
players today played good football. This is very important because we're going
to the next game against Golden Arrows with a good mood.
"It's very important [for the team to score many
goals]. It's also important, for example, that Billiat scored, because goals
help strikers with their confidence."But today all the players performed very well, and all the players played a very good game tactically