Mahlasela on Chiefs move: A dream come true

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Kabelo Mahlasela
  • Post published:January 5, 2018

Newly-signed Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Kabelo Mahlasela has revealed that it is a dream come true to join the Naturena-based outfit following his move from Bloemfontein Celtic.

The playmaker penned a two-and-a-half year contract with the club had his first training session with the club and revealed that he was given a warm reception upon entering the club’s training base.

‘This is a dream come true for me and I’m happy that I am part of this big institution,’ he told the club’s official website.

‘The welcome by the chairman, staff, coaches and teammates has been phenomenal. I am looking forward to engaging with the supporters.

The 26-year-old revealed that he is aware of the impending pressure to win trophies when joining a club of Chiefs’ calibre.

‘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.

‘Supporters 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,’ he concluded.

Photo: Kaizer Chiefs website