Absa Premiership

Expect more from Bucs academy

2015-05-28 15:26
Menzi Masuku (Supplied)
Menzi Masuku (Supplied)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates youth development manager Augusto Palacios told Bucs fans to expect more of the same after the success of academy product Menzi Masuku this season.

Read: Qalinge wants to play with Rakhale

Masuku caused a stir this season scoring four goals in the four games he played for Pirates, one of which was awarded with the ABSA-lutely Goal of the Season award.

The 22-year-old was the only Buccaneer to win an award at the Premiership's end-of-season ceremony despite his limited playing time.

"Masuku is doing well at the senior team because of the effort we put into the juniors," Palacios told Soccer Laduma.

"We want to minimise the expenditure of the club as much as possible and develop our own talent.

"The work has been put into our development; people can expect to see more Masukus and other stars in different positions from this club in the season ahead."

Read more on:    orlando ­pirates  |  psl  |  augusto palacios  |  soccer


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk
Breaking News

Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.