Register Login Scores

Players Abroad

Confirmed: SA Starlet Joins Ex-Barca/United Striker In Sweden

Tashreeq Matthews will get to learn from the best this season after completing a switch to Sweden that will see him play under the guidance of a legendary striker.
 
 
The Siya crew recently reported that Matthews, who is still just 18, was wanted by Helsingborgs IF in the Swedish top-flight as he looks to take the step up into senior football. His move to the club has now been confirmed.
 
Matthews will be working under former Barcelona and Manchester United man, Henrik Larsson, after completing a season-long loan to the Allsvenskan, and has spoken of his happiness at joining HIF until the end of their season.
 
Speaking to the club’s official website after sealing his deal, the teenager said, “I feel welcome and it feels very good to be here. The fans have to decide for themselves what kind of player I am. I still have a lot to learn but what I can say is that I am here to do my best and help the club.”
 
 
Meanwhile, his new head coach added, “Tashreeq is a young, promising and creative player that we can borrow from BVB Dortmund at no cost. It will be a lot of fun to work with him.”
 
Matthews will be eager to impress over the coming week as he looks to get himself into Larsson’s plans for the clash with IFK Göteborg on Monday.
 

 

nextarticle

5th Away CAF Defeat In Last 6 - Did Rotation Cost Sundowns?

4 comments

Top 5

Eight Deals At Chiefs? - Talks Open Up At Naturena

78 Jan 21, 2020 02:25 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

UEFA Announce 2019 Team Of The Year, Salah Snubbed

11 Jan 15, 2020 02:46 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

PSL Prosecutor Gives Sirino Update

129 Jan 21, 2020 10:36 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

15 Jan 14, 2020 12:27 PM in World News

Pirates To Pounce On International Striker?  

39 Jan 20, 2020 12:15 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Highest-Attended Football Matches In 2019

18 Jan 19, 2020 08:00 PM in World News

Eight Deals At Chiefs? - Talks Open Up At Naturena

78 Jan 21, 2020 02:25 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Pitso: Chiefs Is On A Honeymoon, So Many Wins!

287 Jan 19, 2020 06:55 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Pirates To Pounce On International Striker?  

39 Jan 20, 2020 12:15 PM in Orlando Pirates

How Downs Were Second Best In Musona Race

37 Jan 20, 2020 07:59 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Agent ‘Confusion’ Over Chiefs Star Clarified

42 Jan 21, 2020 12:07 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

How Downs Were Second Best In Musona Race

37 Jan 20, 2020 07:59 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

29 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Pirates Star Likely To Come In For Nyauza…

23 Jan 21, 2020 11:34 AM in Orlando Pirates