Barcelona: South African teenagers and coach to travel to Spain

The teenagers are expected to visit FC Barcelona’s academy, Espanyol training session and also Girona’s academy during their trip to Europe

Four promising young South African footballers and a coach will be sent on the trip of a lifetime to Barcelona, Spain in October, 2018.

This is part of a partnership between the Future Champions, Gauteng provincial government and Spain’s top flight league, LaLiga Santander.

The four players are Nkanyiso Maphosa (16) Sahail Moosa (16), Zara Wilkinson (16) as well as Khanyezi Maphosa (16). 

The quartet impressed at the 2018 Future Players Talent Search and they were selected out of 10,000 players. 

Africa Director for LaLiga, Antonio Barradas, explained that Maphosa’s twin brother, Khanyezi received an extended invitation.

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