It is always good to know the characteristics of the players that you develop in different positions of the game as well as the alternative position that they must play it is very important when the player is versatile and so he / she will be able to perform within the field in all the moments that football requires.

The academy is highly identified in developing players for a future in the short and long term because if we look at the age of some players like Lyle Foster and Thabiso Monyane at age 13 we can say we would like to have them more before but God allowed us to have them at 13 years old and now these players continue to represent their country in the U17 and U20 logically with Lyle in Monaco in France, continuing to mature for the next season,  playing in full for  the professional team that is already training with him.

Also Mbulu who is playing in NFD with the club Witbank Spurs is remarkable the contribution in the South African soccer of the Palacios academy developing players for the future.

Thabiso in the reserve team of Orlando Pirates very soon in the professional team and we can continue mentioning players like Agustine already in the professional team and now numbers of players who have been graduated to Orlando Pirates and have had the honor to for the first time a  South Africa team won the Gauteng international Future U
/ 17 after many years a team from South Africa and Africa continent couldn’t achieve it.

It was a very tough tournament with the foreign teams endowed with their physical strength and size, but this time Pirates took control and thus could reach the final.

Against the Russian team of Spartak, it is known that when you go to penalties it creates luck but in this time the players knew how to be calm and continue in the practice of penalties that is always practiced during the week. A total of 9 players were in the conformation of the team but 6 played in the final but at the same time they all put their talent in different matches that played a total of 3 in the group to qualify the semi-final and final 5 games and  very well and difficult  teams.

Congratulation to all these players who continue with the success in Orlando Pirates junior others already playing in the team in the reserve Once more Congratulation and to continue with their development you made history and left the country at a very high level.

This is only the beginning so continue working hard to reach the high level, so that your family can have the satisfaction that they made the effort to support you in different ways.

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