Absa Premiership

Baxter believes Tau will get even better

2017-10-10 08:42
Percy Tau (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana boss Stuart Baxter believes that Percy Tau's hunger to learn will see him become an even better player in the years to come.

The 23-year-old forward is quickly becoming a very important member for the national team and in Saturday's World Cup qualifier he was entrusted in playing as a lone striker against Burkina Faso.

And Tau didn't disappoint, scoring the opening goal for Bafana in a 3-1 win and being involved in nearly everything good Baxter's side did.

It's been a rapid rise for the Mamelodi Sundowns star, who two seasons back was playing for Witbank Spurs on loan in the National First Division before going on to play a pivotal role in the Brazilians' CAF Champions League-winning campaign of 2016.

"I think Percy is a talented player, he is certainly going to grow, he's certainly got more to come," Baxter was quoted saying on the SAFA website.

"He's got a lot of work to do, Percy, he's a great lad, he wants to learn and I think he will get better. I am delighted to have him in our squad and I am sure that he is going to be an asset to South Africa moving forward."

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