Percy Tau not bothered by opinions


Cape City – Bafana Bafana striker Percy Tau believes that being despatched out on mortgage to Belgium Second tier facet Royale-Union Saint Gilloise shouldn’t be all doom and gloom.

After being transferred to English Premiership facet Brighton and Hove Albion earlier than the shut of the switch window, the 24-year-old was off-loaded to the Belgium second tier and can revert again to English facet on the finish of the season.

And Tau sees the brighter facet of all this.

“Individuals will at all times have opinions on issues and they’re entitled to that,” the striker mentioned as quoted by the official SAFA web site.

“I’m proud of this path I’ve chosen (agreeing to go on mortgage to Royale Union Saint-Gilloise) as a result of I’ve achieved it earlier than and issues labored out in my favour.

“I as soon as went out on mortgage to Witbank Spurs and issues labored out fairly properly for me afterward,” he asserted including the current transfer was a strategic and clever one.

The previous Mamelodi Sundowns ahead reveals that he’s having fun with life in Belgium with Saint Gilloise.

“All is properly in Belgium. We’re on high of the log in the mean time,” Tau mentioned, who’s at the moment on camp with Bafana Bafana.

“We now have had good performances within the cup and league and I imagine that we’re starting to get stronger as a crew.”

The diminutive striker who is predicted to steer the Bafana Bafana strike pressure in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier towards Seychelles, mentioned that they’re focussed on profitable their remaining Group E matches to ensure qualification for subsequent 12 months’s match in Cameroon.

“We nonetheless have about 4 matches remaining to be performed. We’re second on the log as we converse,” he mentioned.

“The one factor that’s left for us to do is win our remaining matches. And that’s what this crew desires. We need to qualify for subsequent 12 months’s AFCON. We now have what it takes to qualify.”

Bafana Bafana play Supersport United in a practise match on Wednesday as a part of the preparations for Saturday’s AFCON qualifier.

South Africa will face Seychelles at FNB Stadium at 15:00 earlier than travelling to the island nation for the return fixture on Tuesday.


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