Register Login Live


Celtic Sign Abrahams Academy Keeper 

Bloemfontein Celtic are set to announce the signing of young goalkeeper, Sebastian Bailey, ahead of the new season. Bailey is a product of Farouk Abrahams' Goalkeeper and Life Skills Academy.

The 18-year-old is expected to play an important role in Clinton Larsen’s side in the near future. He was signed after impressing the technical team during a week-long trial.


Abrahams confirmed to Soccer-Laduma that Bailey is on his way to the Mangaung outfit to further his career after spending many years in his academy.


“Sebastian Bailey is the name of the goalkeeper. I saw the contract but I don’t know if the deal is through yet. But I know that he is going there. He is only in grade 12 at school. He has been with me for nine years. He has been with the academy since he was a little boy. The boy is a prospect for the future. He is just 18 years old. I’ve seen the contract and it’s a good thing that the clubs are investing in local talent rather than waiting for the finished product from somewhere in Africa. 


"That is what we do in our academy. We provide so many good young goalkeepers to clubs from all levels. All we’re asking for is that they must be given an opportunity. We have to nurture our local product. Look at Ronwen Williams, and the best thing that anybody did for him and Darren Keet was to give them an opportunity. Even when they looked like they were faltering the coaches stuck with them. That is what the goalkeepers need,” said Abrahams.   


Top 5

Paez Reveals What He Was Told By Swallows

38 Oct 01, 2020 07:11 AM in PSL

The World's 10 Highest-Paid Football Stars Today

Sep 14, 2020 08:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Spotted: Technical Team Member Headed With Pitso?

28 Oct 01, 2020 12:51 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

18 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Sundowns In Progressive Talks For Erasmus

10 Oct 01, 2020 07:07 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Inside Chiefs: Images Of Amakhosi Back At Training!

43 Sep 27, 2020 02:31 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Hunt Set To Assess 5 Players Returning To Chiefs

56 Sep 27, 2020 05:35 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Pitso In Tears – 15 Images Of Mosimane Leaving SA For Egypt

46 Oct 01, 2020 05:29 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

7 Coaches Who Could Take Over From Pitso

115 Sep 30, 2020 04:21 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Exclusive: CAS Comment On Chiefs FIFA Ban

77 Sep 30, 2020 05:30 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Breaking: Pitso Unveiled By Al Ahly

45 Oct 01, 2020 01:19 PM in Players Abroad

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Ngoma Close To Sundowns Exit?

17 Oct 01, 2020 03:07 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Ritchie Could Remain In Gauteng In Next Deal

3 Oct 01, 2020 03:04 PM in Siyagobhoza