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Bafana Striker Discusses Dutch Switch

Lars Veldwijk Has Discussed His Move To Sparta Rotterdam

By Soccer Laduma - Jun 23, 2018 09:32 AM

Bafana Bafana international, Lars Veldwijk, has completed his move to Sparta Rotterdam in the Netherlands, saying that he likes the club’s ambition.

Check out Veldwijk signing his contract in the gallery above

The 26-year-old forward had a fallout with his coach at FC Groningen before the end of the season, a fallout that ultimately led to his contract with the club being terminated as he became a free agent.

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Veldwijk went on to sign a one-year deal with a one-year option in Rotterdam, and he is hoping to help the club make a return to the Eredivisie next season.

He told the club’s official website, “I have chosen very clearly for Sparta Rotterdam. After discussions with the technical staff it became clear that Sparta's ambition fits very well with my plans. The club wants to be promoted.

“The Eerste Divisie will be a very interesting edition this season with many clubs that want to play at the top, but we like to take on that challenge. Personally, I also enjoy returning to this region and Sparta is an excellent choice.”

Veldwijk took South African citizenship as he looked to try and make a name for himself for Bafana, however has been overlooked in recent squads by Stuart Baxter.


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S@ Velley thabane Joined: 29 Jun 2017
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S@ Velley thabane Jun 25, 2018 07:21 PM
Make us proud
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THE NK Jun 23, 2018 08:13 PM
Good one boy
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setlaboswana Jun 23, 2018 06:28 PM
@RoMzaaaa, it is a serious concern.
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setlaboswana Jun 23, 2018 06:18 PM
@boyskill, I concur,,..SAFA leadership has failed our football.
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PROPHET OF DOOM Jun 23, 2018 04:33 PM
He sh0uld have taken a citezenship fr0m Les0th0,he d0esn't even fit t0 sit 0n Bafana Bafana bench.
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boyskill Jun 23, 2018 04:16 PM
@setlaboswana im just bored our team i reckon danny jordan and his friend baxter should resign
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Zomania Jun 23, 2018 01:11 PM
Which bafana bafana?
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mrakathi Jun 23, 2018 12:19 PM
playing for a motsepe league internationally doesn't guarantee a position in a toothless baby bafana bafana
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RoMzaaaa Jun 23, 2018 10:49 AM
@setlaboswana ,it does not exist,it is as you put it,mnumzana.
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setlaboswana Jun 23, 2018 09:48 AM
Does Bafana Bafana team exits in reality or should we imply the name to refer to Baxter's makeshift team?

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