Star driven by passion for game

2019-07-10 06:00
Paul Cossie

Paul Cossie

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Prospective football star Paul Cossie Jr, a learner of the Brebner High School in Bloemfontein, has been chosen as Express’ SuperSport Let’s Play Sports Star for June.

Paul (18) plays club football for the Brebner High School. This club has gained promotion to compete in the SAB League in the 2019-’20 season.

His football prowess enabled his school team to gain promotion and compete at a national football championship in Durban recently.

In the 2018-’19 season, Paul’s team campaigned in the lower rank, the Interstate Bus Lines Promotion League, which features amateur clubs from Bloemfontein, Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu.

Paul scored 22 goals for his team and was named the top goal scorer of the league. His team received a silver medal at the promotional play-offs held in Bloemfontein in May.

In the Kloof High School Soccer Tournament held in Durban recently, he played for Brebner’s team.

Paul was named the player of the tournament after leading his team to 26 wins.

His team drew six matches and lost just one, This followed his outstanding performance in 34 matches, of which they won 26, drew six and lost just a single match. attaining a second position overall.

Paul is driven by his passion for football, and lives by his motto: “Keep on keeping on until pigs learn how to fly.”

  • More on the Let’s Play initiative:

Over time, SuperSport has evolved as the quintessential sporting authority.

With such a strong influence within the South African market, SuperSport has been perfectly poised to harness this power and rally the public and corporates to make a difference in society.

SuperSport identified issues severely inhibiting the development of children through skills learned by playing, physical education and sport – all of which are imperative to the holistic development of young people.

It was from this insight that Let’s Play was born in November 2005, with the aim of elevating awareness of our social situation, and encoura­ging play, activity and sport in schools.

Call Lynne Landman or Juanré Viviers at Z PR on 051-522-9574.

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