“The ache continues to be there,” Chiefs’ Billiat on title loss on the ultimate day



Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Khama Billiat has spoken of the ache he felt as they misplaced the league title to Mamelodi Sundowns on the ultimate day.

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It was within the 2019/20 season that Amakhosi had led the race for the then Absa Premiership title solely to fumble on the finish.

On the ultimate day of league video games, the Chiefs wanted to beat Baroka FC to beat the Sundowns to win their first league title for a very long time. And issues regarded good as Amakhosi took the lead via Billiat’s objective within the thirty ninth minute.

However 20 minutes later, issues got here to a head for Naturena’s facet when Manuel Kambala equalized for Bakgaga.

Talking just lately about Vodacom’s Ringa Nathi collection, Billiat mentioned she nonetheless feels the ache from that day.

“It is a very painful factor and I do not need to give it some thought as a result of it has affected my coronary heart as nicely,” Billiat mentioned.

“However look, it is a skilled sport, it’s a must to know how you can take these items.

“It occurs to the very best and it occurs to everybody. It was a kind of issues that wasn’t meant to be,” she added.

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Billiat mentioned that whereas it was troublesome, they needed to study to stay with it as a result of it was one thing that was meant to be.

“We would have liked to grasp that we do not battle God for not giving us (the title), He has a greater plan for us, and we belief His methods.

“However sure, it was very troublesome to simply accept, particularly after we had been main.

“There is a feeling we had all through the sport that you just already see your self celebrating.”

It has been two years since that unlucky incident, however Billiat has but to style profitable the cup with Amakhosi.

“We simply wanted to interrupt the ice and get a cup. It is not simple to play with out trophies.

“The best way we had been getting the cups and the way it feels, is simply one other motivation,” mentioned Billiat.