The Bafana star is hopeful that their combined experience will play a critical role in their pursuit of silverware at Amakhosi
The new Kaizer Chiefs signer, Keagan Dolly, has explained what his reunion with Khama Billiat will mean for the Premier Soccer League.
Dolly and Billiat played together at Mamelodi Sundowns, before looking for greener pastures elsewhere – Dolly left the PSL for Montpellier in 2017, while Billiat crossed the Jukskei River to join Chiefs a year later.
On Tuesday, Dolly, a Caf Champions League winner with Sundowns, completed a three-year move to Chiefs after his contract with the Ligue 1 team expired, and his experience is expected to help Amakhosi, who is busy rebuilt after completing a Fifa transfer. prohibition.
“I’m excited to be here and start my career at Chiefs. I’m looking forward to getting in touch with teammates and coaches and doing business,” Dolly told the club’s media department.
“I talk to Khama a lot and it’s an exciting time to play with him again, especially after we had good ties when we played at Sundowns.
“We will bring what we have learned over the course of a few seasons that we have played for different clubs. We can come back, work hard for the team and score more goals while encouraging each other.
“I feel at home because I know a lot of players who are part of the team. It will make me settle and work together.”
The attacking midfielder also reveals his childhood connection with the Glamor Boys and talks about his experience in France.
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“Since I was young, my dad introduced me to Chiefs and I’ve supported Chiefs, I think since I was five years old, because I attended the stadium to watch Stanton Fredericks and Jabu Pule when I played for Westbury Arsenal. , “he added. .
“So it’s not new to me, I know what the club is about, I know the mentality of the club and like I said, I’m ready to settle down, get to know everyone and do business.”
‘My time in France was a good time, a learning curve for me, maybe with some setbacks in terms of injuries and not so much playing time, but I grew as a person and as a player because I was a lot of Europeans have learned, especially how to deal with struggles.
“For now, I know what to expect when something like this happens to me again.”
The 28-year-old also explained how he hopes to help Nkosingiphile Ngcobo and Happy Mashiane at the Soweto Giants.
“When I get back to Chiefs, I hope to help the youngsters. I watched Mashiane, I saw Ngcobo play and look very good. I will give them advice where I can,” he concluded.
“I learned a lot in France and I hope I came back to share my experience. With us the senior players in the team, we will share the experience and encourage the boys to keep them on course.”
Dolly spent four seasons with Montpellier.