Inside the Village as Billiat returns


Kaizer Chiefs forwards Khama Billiat and Leonardo Castro appear set for a return to action after being spotted back in training at The Village.

The FIFA international break may have caused dispair for many a Bafana Bafana supporters, but Chiefs fans will rejoice in the sight of Billiat and Castro back in training.

The duo made good use of the break as they worked their way back from injury to join their teammate in training ahead of this weekend's CAF Champions League clash against Wydad Atheltic Club.

Billiat has been out since early this year with a fractured leg, which he sustained in Amakhosi's 2-0 DStv Premiership defeat at Maritzburg United on January 9.

The Zimbabwean international has already missed key clashes against Horoya, Wydad and Petro Luanda and will be hoping to earn some minutes when his club host the Moroccan giants at FNB Stadium on Saturday.

Castro, meanwhile, has sat out the last four matches – including both legs against Petro, and his return will certainly boost Gavin Hunt's striking options in the crucial Champions League encounter against Group C leaders.

The Soweto giants are currently in third position in the race for the two quarterfinal spots, with Horoya ahead of them in second spot by virtue of a superior goal difference, and only two rounds of games are still to be played before the knockout phase.

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