Register Login Scores


Stiga's Advice To Jordan

After winning the Player of the Tournament gong at the recently completed Safa U17 National Championship, Liam Jordan appears to be a name that South African fans must look out for in future. 

At times the Wits youth product was streets ahead of many of the players he came up against in that tournament. His technical ability and vision seemed at an incredibly advanced stage for a 15-year-old. He also played a major role in helping Wits U17s beat Kaizer Chiefs U17s 3-0 in the final.

Jordan, the son of the late former PSL star, Keryn Jordan, assisted two of the three goals scored and generally looked head and shoulders above everyone else on the pitch. Incredibly, he was even taking free-kicks with the high level technique used by the likes of Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Siya crew has previously reported that the teenager's obvious potential has been spotted by the Clever Boys technical team and management. The teenager has spent time training with both the Wits reserve and first teams.      

Nonetheless, despite it appearing a star is clearly on the rise in Johannesburg, Wits' Head of Scouting and former PSL star, Stanton Fredericks, has urged Jordan to stay humble and focused as he continues his development.

'Stiga' told the crew, "I actually spoke to him before the tournament. I said, 'I know it's too easy for you at this level but don't get into bad habits. You know when it's too easy then you can take it too easy. You rely on pressing the turbo button only now and again. He's definitely looks like he's got the lot. But what I don't want is the hype around him for his sake - then you have to deal with your ego. He doesn't have that at the moment. He's very grounded, hardworking and he stays after training. But, he's definitely special."


Round Six Of Voting To Close!


Top 5

Motupa Breaks Silence On Downs Interest

69 Jan 23, 2020 03:38 PM in PSL

UEFA Announce 2019 Team Of The Year, Salah Snubbed

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

Chiefs’ Surprise Star On Verge Of New Contract

19 Jan 22, 2020 01:01 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

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

Millions: The Most Expensive Combined XI In SA

44 Jan 22, 2020 04:14 PM in PSL

The 10 Highest-Attended Football Matches In 2019

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

Eight Deals At Chiefs? - Talks Open Up At Naturena

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

Pirates To Pounce On International Striker?  

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

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

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

How Downs Were Second Best In Musona Race

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

Pirates Reveal Plan For Sam After Debut

23 Jan 22, 2020 01:46 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

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

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

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

Move Abroad Back On For Pirates’ Shonga?

61 Jan 22, 2020 07:24 AM in Orlando Pirates