Mabiliso looking to make his mark at Chiefs


Sibusiso Mabiliso, who plays as a left-back says he is ready to shine at Kaizer Chiefs as the new season looms large.

Mabiliso joined the Soweto giants from AmaZulu.

He was part of the South Africa U23 squad that participated in the Tokyo Olympics alongside his new teammates Nkosingiphile Ngcobo and Reeve Frosler.

“I would like to thank everyone for the warm welcome. I am delighted to join this amazing club. I am looking forward to the next challenge. To be honest Kaizer Chiefs is a team I always dreamt of playing for. I was looking forward to it and I was very excited at the news initially. When the move happened, I got a call from my agent and then I spoke to my dad and mom and they pushed me to join Chiefs. They knew this was my dream move,” Mabiliso told Amakhosi’s official website.

The 22-year-old defender had a fantastic 2020/21 season with Usuthu, where he made himself a regular starter – playing 25 league games.

He made his Premier Soccer League (PSL) debut at the age of 18 against Chippa United, having joined the KZN-based outfit in 2018 from Platinum Stars.

Al Ahly assistant coach Cavin Johnson is the one who afforded the sensational defender his debut in the South African football top-flight.

The Rustenburg-born footballer is excited to don the Glamour Boys jersey with pride and make his presence felt at Naturena ahead of the new campaign.

“When I got here, I was a bit nervous, but the guys made me feel welcome and I felt like I was part of the family. Njabulo Ngcobo is here. I used to play with him at AmaZulu and we always communicate. I am also familiar with Dillon Sheppard, who I used to communicate with when I was at Wits,” he added.

“I don’t want to put myself under pressure. I promise to fight for the team for us to get some silverware. I would like to thank the fans for their warm welcome, I can guarantee them hard work.”

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By FARPost Reporter