Virgil Vries is a Namibian well-known goalkeeper who is now playing for the Soweto based side Swallows Football Club.Many might remember the 32-year old as an outstanding goalkeeper at the Pietermaritzburg based side Maritzburg united.He also moved to Limpopo where he joined Baroka and stayed for only one year before moving to the Glamour Boys.
Many footballers enjoy legendary statuses while still active, a rare few go on to continue with that legacy even post retirement. It has been known that a vast majority of yesteryear and current footballers mostly retire with absolutely nothing. Still talking about footballers who have been declared bankrupt after football, we might as well add the name Willem Vries. Willem Vries is regarded as a club legend at Blomfontein Celtics, during his time at Siwelele he went to make over 300 appearances and held the
As people, we take inspiration from many things, even something that is written somewhere can give one courage.Take for example, former Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Virgil Vries wrote the words "God Is Great" on his car tyres which is an Audi.
Our sources have stated that Kaizer Chiefs are planning on registering a new goalkeeper to their team sheet next season.The sources claim that Kaizer Chiefs could be going down the ranks to Glad Africa championship side Richards Bay for their purchase.
There is something wrong with our football body in the country, and the world. This problem is not only in Mzansi. The South African Football Association (SAFA), the PSL and PSL teams needs to come up with a plan, for the professional footballers. This players needs workshop on how to save and survive life after football, they need to insure their careers. This is the case of former Bloemfontein Celtics legend, Willem Vries. The 54 year old midfielder Vries, is holding an unbreakable record of 306 appearances
Willem Vries was a very good midfielder for Bloemfontein Celtic some years ago. Many would have thought life would be a bed of roses for him after football but the 54 year old former Siwelele reliable midfielder is now broke, sick, suffering and working as "garden boy." Besides battling with health challenges, Vries told KickOff.com that he is also struggling financially and forced to work as a gardener at the club he once played for. "I was working as a garden boy but I am sick and they are now giving me a
Kaizer Chiefs to sign a new talented goalkeeper “I should never have left Kaizer Chiefs despite the increased financials benefit I would receive from my new club,” he reflects, “Playing for Amakhosi is just so exceptional. One only realises how special it is after you have left the club.” “After Brilliant Khuzwayo left, we wanted to get a seasoned goalkeeper to assist Itumeleng Khune,” Motaung said. “We have a few talented youngsters like Bruce Bvuma and Brylon Petersen who need to work with experienced
Swallows started the DStv premiership campaign very well so far they are un-beaten.Swallows managed to beat Kaizer Chiefs which was their biggest win so far.Cheeseboy Mokoena , Vuyo Mere and the goalkeeper Vries they are adding a value in the club.The coach Branden Trutter win the coach of the month award for the month of October and November.Swallows are coming to this match very motivated ,the spirit is high ,they are motivated that they can get a maximum points. Maritzburg United is currently under the new