Parker: It is more important for Kaizer Chiefs to do well than me scoring

Chiefs striker Bernard Parker has told the club website that he is not obsessed about scoring goals as long as AmaKhosi are doing well

Kaizer Chiefs striker Bernard Parker was excited after scoring a brace in a league encounter against Moroka Swallows on Saturday night.

However, Parker believes that winning as a team is more important to him than just scoring goals, as he brushed off the thoughts of finishing as the league’s top scorer.    

“It is the same feeling you have when you have won the game, but when you score there is that extra special feeling. It really felt good to score on Saturday, but credit should go to the team for the job well done on the night,” said Parker.

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“We have been playing well and the team has gotten closer during some challenging times and this has been pleasing to see. It is more important for the team to do well than me scoring,” he said.

Parker, who was reportedly heading back to Europe at the end of the season, also expressed his delight after committing himself to Chiefs for the next three seasons. He has vowed to work hard every time he gets the opportunity to play.

“It is a great feeling to have extended my stay at Naturena for a further three years. I am still a supporter of the team and the same applies to my whole family. I will continue to give 100% every time I get to wear the gold and black and give back to the supporters,” added Parker.

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The AmaKhosi striker believes they can win the league title and the Nedbank Cup, but insisted that they are taking it one game at a time starting with the Platinum Stars game on Sunday afternoon.

“I want to help the team win the against Platinum Stars. I also believe we can go and win both the league and cup 
However, we all know that we have to take it one game at a time and focus on the job at hand,” concluded Parker.