Kaizer Chiefs are considering signing former Stellenbosch FC forward Fouad Johnson after he was impressed by his club's valuation. Johnson, 19, was surprisingly dismissed by the DStv Disci Challenge champions after his goal played a key role in last season's title winThe player, who completed trials at Belgian clubs Antwerp and Westerlo, was impressed with his technical skills but the club decided not to offer him a contract as they were looking for a ready player for the Belgian first team football.
SuperSport United and Chiefs later expressed interest in his services after severing ties with Stellies and the player who recently trained with the Amakhosis reserve team and played a friendly against available older players following their pre-season return.
Although the Chiefs were impressed with his skills, no decision had yet been made. However, The KosiBay understand that he may be included in their Diski Challenge squad for next season as they assess his progress.
The teenage striker previously worked with Chiefs youth coach Vela Khumalo in the structure of South Africa's U17 team, who is said to be a strong admirer of his potential.
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