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Percy Tau: People Will Always Have Opinions

Percy Tau Has Silenced The Critics On His Move To Belgium

By Soccer Laduma - Oct 10, 2018 10:48 AM

Former Mamelodi Sundowns playmaker, Percy Tau is aware that many people have had much to say on him currently plying his trade for a second-tier club. 

Tau, who transferred to English Premier League outfit, Brighton and Hove Albion, was subsequently sent out on a season-long loan stint to Belgium second division outfit, Royale-Union Saint Gilloise.  

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Speaking on the South African Football Association’s website, the 24-year-old admitted that he is not bothered by people’s opinions about him plying his trade at a lower league club, despite all the hype around his imminent move to Europe. 

“All is well in Belgium. We are on top of the log at the moment. We have had good performances in the cup and league and I believe that we are beginning to get stronger as a team,” Tau told SAFA. 

“People will always have opinions on things and they are entitled to that. I am happy with this path I have chosen (agreeing to go on loan to Royale Union Saint-Gilloise) because I have done it before and things worked out in my favour. I once went out on loan to Witbank Spurs and things worked out pretty well for me later on,” he added.  

Tau is currently in camp with Bafana Bafana as the South African national team prepares for back-to-back fixtures against Seychelles in the Africa Cup Of Nations qualifiers. 


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CIROC-SERA Joined: 17 Oct 2018
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CIROC-SERA Oct 18, 2018 12:33 AM
Ude uzichebe nini inwele ezi Percy?..All the Best ntwana, I blv in U
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Ant_55 Joined: 22 Mar 2016
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Ant_55 Oct 17, 2018 09:59 AM
We need to start being honest about you Percy... You are good, no doubt about that. But the truth is you are way behind Dolly in terms of an overall understanding of the game... You are horribly wasteful and you're decision making leaves a lot to be desired. I really hope your're stint in Belgium improves your game because it leaves a lot to be desired. Mahlambi didn't play because of you and he is better than you and all because we are now forced to play you because you secured a move overseas.... 17 corners? You can say what you will but to be honest I don't believe your hype.
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blackmeteor Joined: 15 Nov 2017
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blackmeteor Oct 15, 2018 04:30 PM
a Very mature response, you go boy, make us proud!
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Force8 Oct 15, 2018 03:46 PM
Never listen to the No-sayers poi. Do want you think it's best for you not for them... #Tau_all_the_way
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Breezy@1985 Joined: 25 Jul 2018
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Breezy@1985 Oct 13, 2018 10:47 AM
On Loan and earning 250K per week in the 2nd Division,learning how to climatise in foreign country,learning european culture,and when the time come for to go back to England or any other league you will be ready,people will always talk ask Benni Maccarthy
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S@ Velley thabane Oct 12, 2018 07:40 AM
He have to score 2 goals
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Warras4phefeni Oct 11, 2018 11:12 AM
Don't mind us ntwana, eyethu imilomo yasikwa yaphola that means soze siyeke ukuthetha boy.
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mbixane Oct 11, 2018 10:18 AM
Keep going boy, the experience you're getting there can never be compared with any experience locally. Be proud about your achievement sonny you deserve to play in Europe boy doesn't matter which league
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Elias wa Moruwa Oct 11, 2018 01:13 AM
Keep holding on poy...never loose hope. the test of success is not wat u do when u are on top. Success Iz how high u bounce when u hit bottom #awe awe boy....
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Myaka weliPhefeni Oct 10, 2018 01:30 PM
Short cut is not good in lyf bt following good steps and work hard it pay at the end as long u blv in urself and trust in god miracle will work in ur favour
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Schakos Oct 10, 2018 12:49 PM
People should learn to mind their own businesses.
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Mentashe Oct 10, 2018 12:46 PM
100% YOUNG LION WE AS MZANSI SUPPORTERS LOVE YOU BOY.
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justice tau Oct 10, 2018 11:51 AM
U can't built a road without leveling it,,,unlevel road can damage ur vehicle,,,starting on lower it doesn't mean u r weak its just u want to prepare ur self for the top level
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lucky555 Joined: 12 Jun 2015
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lucky555 Oct 10, 2018 11:32 AM
I'm Chiefs fan but all the best Tau uve done yo part in SA age is on yo side u cant make it in Europe if u keep yo focus,Let haters burn burn haters
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sir Percy Oct 10, 2018 11:25 AM
you are right boy tell these chiefs monkeys to back off.you left chiefs trophyless here in mzansi and you will lift a trophy there before them
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setlaboswana Oct 10, 2018 11:14 AM
Tau is becoming too big for a boy his age.
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wash & wear Joined: 27 Oct 2017
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wash & wear Oct 10, 2018 11:06 AM
don't be shy to say dunu's hobos are jealous, they are busy saying nywe nywe you went to lower league as if they are playing for top leagues
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Gustin Sirino Oct 10, 2018 11:05 AM
I didn't like the move but I like your perspective on it, you are a hard worker by nature. we miss you at Downs
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Dr Phili Joined: 03 Jan 2018
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Dr Phili Oct 10, 2018 11:05 AM
Especially South Africans we have a lot to say why are botherd by your move to Europe and to be honest you are doing good Percy no matter what they say (haters), i was impressed by Yours fans chanting your Name like that.
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#Mnyamana_02 Oct 10, 2018 11:02 AM
It is not always easy to get what you want to be in football, you sometimes need to take a short left. Tau is getting much needed game minutes to build on what he is known for and what he was transferred to Europe in the first place, instead of getting there and sit on the bench and getting less minutes on the field. i admire your positive attitude boy, keep it up it will get you every where.

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