Lucky break for Baloyi

Posted: 2 November 2011 Time: 12:07 pm

In the latest issue of KICK OFF, Lucky Baloyi reveals how he had to play in defence to get a trial at Kaizer Chiefs – but insists he can benefit the strikers more from midfield.

'Sheriff' – who got the nickname in development because nobody could get past him in at the back – went for a trial at Chiefs from Tshiamo Sports Academy in Polokwane in 2005.

But there was a mix-up – Chiefs were expecting a defender, midfielder and attacker, and Tshiamo sent two midfielders and an attacker.

"When we arrived at Chiefs they asked, 'So who of you guys is a defender?' and the three of us kept quiet …

"We were so scared, because we thought we were going to be dismissed and I was so desperate to play for Chiefs, so I raised my hand and said, 'I'm the one who is a defender!"

Baloyi passed the trial with flying colours, and played in defence until Fani Madida arrived to coach the reserves, when he was moved to midfield.

"I prefer playing in midfield," he tells KICK OFF, "because I know our strikers can benefit a lot from me.

"I think one of my strengths is playing defence-splitting passes."

After Chiefs 0-0 draw with Maritzburg United last night, an unimpressed Vladimir Vermezovic will be hoping his strikers reap those benefits as soon as possible.

To read the rest of this exclusive interview, buy the LATEST KICK OFF monthly magazine, or CLICK HERE to buy it online.

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Previous comments on this story...

Anonymous
posted: 12:46 pm
Ja Baloyi!
KidKudu7
posted: 12:50 pm
Good talent which will definitely help Bafana Bafana in the qualifiers for 2014 world cup in Brazil, but Pitso & Nematandani must leave SAFA with immediate effect, period.

Anonymous
posted: 12:53 pm
you are my favorite player ntwana. i agree with you kidkudu7. He is even getting better than Yeye in every game. I hope VV wil not lose faith in him.
Mgugudi: The Treble Addict
posted: 12:56 pm
"'Sheriff' – who got the nickname in development because nobody could get past him in at the back.." No wonder the likes of Masango, L Khune & Lebese are so average, they could pass this static robot.

"...we were going to be dismissed and I was so desperate to play for Chiefs, so I raised my hand and said, 'I'm the one who is a defender!" Signs of a liar, I won't be suprised if more dirt is coming out of KC, their players like Bobby "I excercise with food" are accomplished liars.

"I think one of my strengths is playing defence-splitting passes." I can't stop laughing at this joke, he thinks that but does not know that. How many of those passes has he made in the games he has played? Gqubule plays better split-passes than this hobo.
Mgugudi: The Treble Addict
posted: 12:57 pm
Corr

they could not pass this robot....
KING?
posted: 12:57 pm

Shabba must have taught him Hlokoloza already.

The boy has not been tested yet, they are just desperate for a Hero.
Fela
posted: 01:03 pm
Currently this is KC's best player however since the zebras dont understand soccer, they boo him and even replace him with Lucky Khune.

Mara nawe why do you look like a hobbo? Dont you eat?
KING?
posted: 01:03 pm

I quote Bobby on soccer zone

"I am here to humble myself to the Kaiser Chips faithfools, I would like to apologize for the truth I told last week"

tell me if this apology deserve celebrations like a cup has been won.
Gucci Man
posted: 01:06 pm
Be level headed boy and work hard
Please don't get carried away by 2 man of the match awards and dissappear after that like Manyisa.....
KING?
posted: 01:06 pm

Lucky Khune has not had game time yet Chiefs fans say he is off form and i am asking myself which form.

Lucky Baloyi has not done anything special to can be compared to YEYE, Yeye is above this boy, its just a pity his relationship with VV has gone bad.

Can someone at Chiefs update me on Shabba's move to Forest or that team that wanted to pay R2.2MILLION
KING?
posted: 01:12 pm

Gucci Man: Maybe u started following Ace Manyisa in those 2 games.

he was very key in the TREBLE achievement, scored brilliant goals.

He made Mzansi so called number 1&2 look stupid and average.

By the way, he is the national team and find out what Ruud Gullit said about Ace
Anonymous
posted: 01:16 pm
Not a finished article yet but has the potential to go far, lost too many balls against Maritzburg last night but will get better with time, i disagree that he's better than YEye, Sheriff still has a long way to go before we can even compare!!!!!

Khosi till Champ Mgududi and one eyed KING stop farting with their mouths!!!!!!!!!
Pitso Must Go Now
posted: 01:19 pm
Famaly business supporters praising yet another average player. It won't be long before Vivian blames him for something. It can only be zebraz.
Lawz
posted: 01:33 pm
another overated cow on media again,are these cows on media business or what,l dont understand them,what time do they go to the gym/practice
KING?
posted: 01:34 pm

Did n't Chiefs fans say they where going to win a TREBLE this season. What happen to that ambition, thats why Bobby treats them like R*bbish because they are not realistic to their club's resources.

2 Cups gone(MTN8 to Pirates, Telkom(failed to defend it), Pirates in the last 8).

PSL league, they have started their usual tendencies of drawing every game.

Nedbank is just a nightmare for them.

Chiefs must just prepare for next season
Anonymous
posted: 01:35 pm
Are these morons desperate for a Hero or what,,,how can they put all their trust on this hobbo look alike mash-dogstyle.

@Matumi u killed me when u asked if this hobbo look alike Spantudinho doesnt eat,,,,hahahahahaha cos he looks like a lost Zebra for sure.
KING?
posted: 01:42 pm

Why did Zimbabwe and Bafana Bafana failed to qualify for AFCON?

Hint: There is a common factor here
JaliManyisa
posted: 01:46 pm
Boy u ar marvel to watch.Keep up the good work.Yesterday u made some few mistake and supporters wanted u out and the coach take u out.U was better than Lebese on the day,but the coach substitute u first before Lebese.They say Yeye is out of form,but I think he can perfom better than Lucky Khune who only played two or three games for Chiefs in two seasons.
KING?
posted: 01:48 pm
Some want Bobby out

Some want VV out

Some want out

some want their average players out

some want Khune out and Tau mpempe man back

Some want Jessica, for what, i cannot tell you, but it must be the younger ones.
Anonymous
posted: 01:50 pm
King and friends

What do you mean by tested? This boy plays PSL football and is a regular right now, is that not enough to warrant praise by our standards? Jealousy is bad omen.

If really Chiefs to you is just a mere club, why do you bother yourself comparing others teams successes with that of Chiefs then?

You seem to be in pain all your life because of Chiefs achievements; it’s just unfortunate for you because this team will live longer than you can imagine. I don’t have to be a Chiefs fan to realize your hatred for this team.

I think it would be better for you health to just enjoy the game don’t you think?

Criticize with football facts, not team hatred
KING?
posted: 01:53 pm

Michael Nkambule was never given game time yet was released and Bobby gives a bad reference on this boy.

DVD Mathebula gave Chiefs first option but we all know Chiefs does n't like quality players.

Gerald Sibeko gets a contract wether he plays or not. Lucky Khune, when brother is promoted to a senior post start getting game time.

Lucky Mzizi was never given enough time, Shakes from Etwatwa Barcelona was loaned out to Vodacom not even NFD.

Chiefs is one sick club that needs serious change in leadership.
Tronic
posted: 01:54 pm
Nc Nc Nc stupid and useless fans of the so -called chiefs are still praising this cow shame on you and your weak team you wont succed.S- econdly the refree fc fans(pirated fc) fans r way stupid and stupid than i ever inagine the likes of king(moron and hipocrate) and napkin a movie star worse than all the stupids on the world.Dont you see that your teans are overated people but you are bizi having jealous for each other for what nothing we konow that the pirated fc fans have a hatrate for chiefs bcz they have archive a lot in their lives shame on you,to the chiefs you have a hatrate for pirated fc for winning what a foolish thing to do hei ppl mst start facing the facts chiefs an pirated fc suck so is their supporters ''king and ''Napkin'' sis .The theater of dreams for life
KING?
posted: 01:55 pm

Disco: and you are?
KING?
posted: 01:59 pm

Tronic: you have anti big clubs temperament.

To propose one to engage you with facts, you must ask factual questions.

i dont care what you support, but u are one narrow minded blogger i have seen. Stating the obvious or re-producing what was said by the news paper is not being clever, rather play instead of making a fool of yourself by thinking u are a soccer analyst or genius.
Gucci Man
posted: 02:02 pm
KING : You’re an irritating cockroach
You don't make sense at all

Just post,post and post rubbish 24/7
Anonymous
posted: 02:10 pm
I am a blogger King, just like you. The only difference is the contents of our comment
\\\Double.TREBLE\\\
posted: 02:14 pm


AVARAGE N OVER-RATED...
Anonymous
posted: 02:16 pm
King and his crew(no love loss) r having a good time if I were u I ws going 2 b worried coz the dube birds are waiting 4 u instead of stucking stinking nose in my team he he he whoz gona score 4 u 2night cz as far as I'm cornced u don't have strikers as well whoz ur leading goal scorer 4 tht matter
champ nespray is a movie star look-alike coach
posted: 02:20 pm
wats these holababoo saraunding mr baloyi about?...yes mr, he has 6 kids and married to 2 wifes and in decemba he is marrying another sugar mama who is pregnant wth twins. all his kids are skinny and wen they were tights its light they wore skinny jeans...they wear skinny jeans wth pampas to fit in them

i personally acknowledge the work of sbonela behind the performance of mr baloyi...we all know that sbonelas zombies are playing in him...this boy is a frame that carries evil things

king

i expected u touch on baba sbonela madela and mr baloyi relationship

i heard ur mr baloyis friend

someone told me mr baloyi prefers to be called nhlanhla, is it true champ?
Anonymous
posted: 02:21 pm
@Disco dont worry about King and Lawz they are desperate for attention coz they wont get it under rats topic as for king i dont know how many times we must tell you belong between the lgs but behind.
Anonymous
posted: 02:24 pm
@ King
M.A.R.E.T.E a gago x10, u stupid moron! They say ppl like u behave like u do because dey want to make up for their small pipis! Again, marete a gago u fukcing premature motherfukcer!
Dooba (Glory Reclaimed)
posted: 02:34 pm
*Yawn*
Mriyo (B2B Trebble Champs not a fluke double)
posted: 02:36 pm
Why were the chimps holigans putin this boy unda unnccessary presure yestaday?I saw most of them calin 4 his subsitution,is that a way of sayin thanks but no thanks?Chimps fans r the rezin why our national team will never succeed,the booing of most national team players starts wit chimps.
Be strong mr Lucky Baloyi,play well n afta that,join Sundowns like Punch.
champ nespray is a movie star look-alike coach
posted: 02:40 pm
i saw metsimetsi holding bartman on the batoks walking slowly to the taxi rank

so its not dominic isaaca who is afta bartman, its mestitsi

metsimetsi is broke afta cash flow problems at the village

bartman want to employ him as a garden boy

mama bartman is not happy
AnimalPEPE
posted: 02:56 pm
@ letsholonyana I guez ur from a house not home thts y o rogana so mo kickoff LOL wena a papago
Anonymous
posted: 03:00 pm
I am a bucks fan, bt dis boy is pure clas even a blind person cn c dat
Anonymous
posted: 03:14 pm
King, the king of pain! Man I’m ur fellow champ but I must say u are the craziest blogger here (No offence), I still remember you during the times of soccer critic (Tivani), many ppl have quit this game bcz of u, remember o-Thabo no Sbu? I see some are going to quit again, others u only see them whn their team, sorry I meant bonny’s team is luck and win. Man if u think what you feel for this family business team is hate, then wait until u knw wht they feel for you! Beware Champ this hooligans or street kids can do anything to you! They are real in a bad mood, can u tell me ukuthi wht did baloyi do wrong for them to boo him bcz he was playing his normal game nothing special!
Beware champs these things are out for blood!
Anonymous
posted: 03:14 pm
King, the king of pain! Man I’m ur fellow champ but I must say u are the craziest blogger here (No offence), I still remember you during the times of soccer critic (Tivani), many ppl have quit this game bcz of u, remember o-Thabo no Sbu? I see some are going to quit again, others u only see them whn their team, sorry I meant bonny’s team is luck and win. Man if u think what you feel for this family business team is hate, then wait until u knw wht they feel for you! Beware Champ this hooligans or street kids can do anything to you! They are real in a bad mood, can u tell me ukuthi wht did baloyi do wrong for them to boo him bcz he was playing his normal game nothing special!
Beware champs these things are out for blood!
Anonymous
posted: 03:16 pm
King, the king of pain! Man I’m ur fellow champ but I must say u are the craziest blogger here (No offence), I still remember you during the times of soccer critic (Tivani), many ppl have quit this game bcz of u, remember o-Thabo no Sbu? I see some are going to quit again, others u only see them whn their team, sorry I meant bonny’s team is luck and win. Man if u think what you feel for this family business team is hate, then wait until u knw wht they feel for you! Beware Champ this hooligans or street kids can do anything to you! They are real in a bad mood, can u tell me ukuthi wht did baloyi do wrong for them to boo him bcz he was playing his normal game nothing special!
Beware champs these things are out for blood!
Lawz
posted: 03:21 pm
if u regard this cow as pure class its like saying a donkey is a horse,then u need some glasses,l know all chimpz supporters are blinded by there d*ick heads,they always overate cows but what do u expect from a d*ick head who never played football,that boy scored an offside goal they polute the air with there stinking mouths wara wara big tyme
JaliManyisa
posted: 03:22 pm
@Letsholonyane
Ao Broer.King is just joking.The things that he is talking about ar not for real.He is just kidding.This site is meant for comment not vulgar words.

@King
Mighty ly low
O tla tshwarise batho heart attack.
Cooldown Mighty
Mriyo (B2B Trebble Champs not a fluke double)
posted: 03:40 pm
I dont undstand why chimps fans r swearing at KING,the guy is raisin gud points here.If u can also respond by givin rezins n not swear or use vulgar words then it uwd b better.

Why is Letsholonyane not playin,can u compare him to Baloyi (Not thier looks but futball wise)?
I m still askin,why did u chimps put Baloyi unda presure yestaday?????
champ nespray is a movie star look-alike coach
posted: 03:48 pm
letshononyane

were here for fun...dont bring ur family problems to this side...it was beta if u were swearing to a guy that was near so that he can break ur chin...its not kings problem that u lack creativity

im happy u were not raised by my parents...ur parents strategy of raising young ones nids to be revisited...ur ishuburu

mriyo

before chips was born, the soca sapotas wer living in peace...rememba they were born out of hatred, they manage the team out of hatred, they are adresed in hatred, playas play in hatred of the kit...its normal for chips holigans to hate
...............................................
boby behavior is not a surprice

he is a bull with bolls

he was castrated at a young age

at undaground base by madam j
....................................
TRONIC

u dont deseve my attention

my heart and gut are still my best guide

this qualities tells me u must obtain a certificate of sumkind to engage wth me

even a death certificate is fine
KING?
posted: 05:30 pm

Chiefs fans can celebrate if they can find out Bobby is not Kaizer Snr's son.
gucci ruf
posted: 02:58 pm
defence spliting passes????????????hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha dead with laughter..........hahahahahahah im a chiefs fan but this skinny chicken cnt have defence spliting passes hahahahaha deade,dead,dead,dead,dead.dead....defence spliting paases frm baloyi??? i might as wel call myself a beta player dan messi.
Anonymous
posted: 09:30 am
i know him very well i used ti play with him at home and we called him beckham or ma-pencil the boy us good and his distribution is overy the moon
Anonymous
posted: 09:35 am
baloyi a long side velly mabitsela nad prof ramoraswi lol and jnr moswete lol they wer trublesom
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