Kaizer Chiefs striker Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana was refused to have the matchday ball after scoring his first hattrick for the club.

The towering striker has netted six goals in his first five DStv Premiership games, three of which have been starts and within that became the first player to score a hattrick of penalties in the South African top-flight.

His three goals secured the comeback 3-1 win over Stellenbosch FC at the DHL Stadium on Sunday but the player was only allowed to take a picture before the ball was taken away from him shortly after.

In what could be considered unsportsmanlike behaviour or rather questions should be raised why the Premier Soccer League (PSL) has no official match ball in 2022 is up for debate.

But iDiski times understands Stellies reasoning is that they own the ball and have ‘limited’ available for training and matchdays of the quite noticeable Adidas Al Rihla official 2022 FIFA World Cup balls.

Chiefs Sporting Director Kaizer Motaung Jnr. admitted they were ‘disappointed’ they ‘refused’ to give him the match ball, however, it appears there was no bad blood between the two sides.

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