Every South African player to participate in the Club World Cup Following the announcement that both Percy Tau and Thulani Serero would represent South Africa at the FIFA Club World Cup next year, here is a look back at all of the South African players who have represented their countries at the renowned competition throughout the years.
Once upon a time when Ajax Cape Town was as yet in the top level association in South Africa they had the administrations of probably the best footballers around. In various times they had the administrations of players like Mabhuti Khanyeza, Khama Billiat, Willard Katsande, Thulani Serero, Abia Nale and Thulani Hlatshwayo among a couple.
Varsbergs winger Tashreeq Matthews is one of the top-performing athletes in Europe, he cemented that with a top-notch performance against Uefa champions league side Malmo FC in a Swedish premier league encounter over the weekend. A video circulating on social media platforms showing him using his pace and speed to eliminate five defenders before unleashing a low-strike that beats the goalkeeper but hit the goalposts to deny the Ajax Cape Town academy graduate, his 10th goal of the season as reported on www.kickoff.com.
When Ajax Cape Town played in the highest category of South African football, they had access to some of the best players the country has to offer at the time. To name a few of the greats who wore the Urban Warriors jersey during that time period, we must include Thulani Serero, Khama Billiant, Willard Katsande, Keagan Dolly, Thulani Hlatshwayo, and Abia Make, to name a few names.
What A Shock| Here Is A List Of Big Names That Did NOT Make The Bafana Lineup Date: 2021/08/19 Thulani Hlatshwayo did is the first big name that is not going to make the call up as he is said to be one of the huge names in South Africa, he is likely going to lose a lot of sponsorship deals and money because of his terrible performance at Pirates in the last game when the Swallows tallies man was ravaging the club this weekend.
Khama Billiat is Zimbabwean-born who plays for both Kaizer Football Club and the Zimbabwean national team, he is arguably one of the greatest goalscorers this country has ever seen as he is ranked among the top ten players with the most goals in the Premier Soccer League top elite division.
Al Ahly's Pitso Mosimane and Percy Tau could meet one more South African at the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup after the United Arab Emirates were granted facilitating freedoms. FIFA president Gianni Infantino reported on Wednesday that the United Arab Emirates had been granted facilitating freedoms during the current year's FIFA Club World Cup after Japan pulled out before this year refering to Covid-19 concerns.
Thulani Serero continued with his magic in the United Arab Emirates top-flight league as he made his 50th appearance for champions Al Jazira in a 3-2 victory over Emirates club on Friday afternoon (17th of September 2021) as reported on www.goal.com. The 31-year-old central midfielder has enjoyed a good spell in the United Arab Emirates as he won the best foreign midfielder award due to his dominance in the heart of the field for the Al Jazira side, it was his good deep-lying playmaking skills that enabled the team to win the league.
Thulani Serero who now plays for Al Jazira is looking to return and play for one of the big 3 in South Africa he said this in an interview yesterday after Al Jazira defeated Al Nasr 2-1 in the Gulf Pro League. It was only his third game of the season and Serero has two assists.
The recently redesigned Nike Football Training Center, presently known as Shapa Soweto is set to have the eighteenth release of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge from 8-29 December 2021. Because of Covid-19 convention, just a predetermined number of onlookers will be permitted, and they should be immunized to gain admittance to the scene.
This former Kaizer Chiefs has been a goner as far as football, however he has been enjoying life as a free agent. He has struggled to find a team after his USA move that was foiled by the pandemic and hasn't had any luck. He has his consistency and talent to thank for the fact that he is still able to financially sustain his lifestyle despite not playing professional football for over a full season.
Percy Tau and Thulani Serero are set to both feature in the 2021 edition of the FIFA Club world cup set to be hosted by the United Arab Emirates as reported on www.news24.com. Percy Tau was the only participant who was going to feature in the annual world tournament after his new side Al Ahly won the 2021 CAF champions League defeating South African top flight side Kaizer Chiefs 3-0 the final score and Thulani Serero will feature via his side triumph in the United Arab Emirates Premier League as the country is set to be host.
I know some of you the fans out there reading this might be thinking how can I say that as Chiefs are really interested in signing Bongani Zungu. Put it this way, for a player whose worth more than R50 million on his current contract that still has two more years left, there’s no way that Amakhosi can afford to spend that much on Zungu alone.
South African football has been said to been on the decline in recent years because of the lack of talent representing abroad. In the past we had players like Benni McCarthy and Steven Pienaar, however many will argue that there's isn't a current players who can be likened to them.
Thulani Serero achieved a notable milestone with UAE Gulf Pro League champions Al Jazira over the weekend. Thulani Serero, a Bafana Bafana international midfielder, is thriving in the United Arab Emirates, where he was a key player in the reigning champions' 3-2 league win over Emirates Club on Friday afternoon.
Khama Biliat has always shown potential to be a bigger star. When Manchester united team was here in South Africa. They were impressed with Khama Billiat.However they were worried about his goal scoring prowess. They felt he was not scoring enough given his positioning. Billiat did well at Ajax cape town.
Thulani Serero achieved a wonderful milestone with UAE Gulf Pro League champions Al Jazira over the weekend. Bafana Bafana international midfielder Thulani Serero continues to thrive in the United Arab Emirates and performed a starring position in the reigning champions' 3-2 league win over Emirates Club on Friday afternoon.
As Bafana set to take on Ethiopia for the away 2022 Qatar World Cup Qualifiers game, many South Africans fans are not happy almost as usual about some players in the squad. Mamelodi Sundowns Mothobi Mvala is not excluded because his name has always been on top when it comes to critics over the players in the Bafana Camp, many football lovers believe that Rivaldo Coetzee, Andile Jali, Thulani Serero or Any other player should have been chosen instead of Mvala.
The Bafana Bafana legend and former Mamelodi Sundowns striker Katlego 'Killer' Mphela, needs no introduction to the football community, the man who made more than 53 appearances for the national side is worried about Bafana Bafana 's 23 man squad. The Belgian coach will test his side when Bafana play their qualifying campaign under way against Zimbabwe and Ghana.
With almost 100 South African players carrying out their specialty abroad, here is a glance at every one of the 19 who have wore the Bafana shirt eventually during their individual professions. South Africa's footballing impression grows across the world with the nation flaunting delegates in each mainland from around the globe, albeit just 19 of those dynamic players have shown up for Bafana on the worldwide stage.