Footballer midfielder calls for support

2018-05-11 06:00
Bush Bucks FC players.Photo: SUPPLIED

Bush Bucks FC players.Photo: SUPPLIED

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A BUSH Bucks FC midfielder, Bekumizi Jili has called for government to pump more money to build more sport facilities in rural areas and to support local footballers. The 29-year-old Jili said that there were many young and talented footballers that require support.

Jili started playing soccer at a young age and is now playing for Bush Bucks FC in Kokstad. “I have played for many teams like Gamalakhe United FC, Real Kings FC, Maritzburg City FC and Fighters FC from

Mount

Ayliff . I have passion and love for football,” said Jili.

Bush Bucks FC coach, Sakhile
Tshazi recognised Jili’s capacity when he scored seven goals in one match at a June 16 tournament held in Mount

Ayliff

last year. “Jili is one of our most influential players and the team is proud of his performance,” said Tshazi.

Bush Bucks FC is now playing in the SAB League with 26 points. Tshazi said that the team has played 14 games and is now left with four games to end the league. Since the league started.
Last Sunday, he scored two goals when Bush Bucks FC beat Bulwer United 3-0 at Bhongweni Stadium. He even scored one when his team beat
Amakhehla FC 4-0 on April 15.
“I was inspired by the late South African football midfielder Mondli Cele who died in a car accident in 2016. To keep youth busy and away from crime, government must build sport facilities in rural areas and expose young people to sports,” Jili said.

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