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10 Percy Tau facts we bet you didn’t know


10 Percy Tau facts we bet you didn’t know

He was born in Witbank (known today as eMalahleni) on 13 May 1994.

2. Tau made his professional debut for Mamelodi Sundowns against Orlando Pirates on 25 February 2014 as an 85th-minute substitute in a match the Brazilians lost 1-0.

3. He scored his first professional goal for Mamelodi Sundowns in the Nedbank Cup against Golden Arrows on 22 March 2014.
4. Tau was loaned to Witbank Spurs during the 2015/16 Premier Soccer League (PSL) season.

5. After returning to Mamelodi Sundowns, Tau helped the Brazilians to the 2017/18 league title by scoring 11 goals to share the Lesley Manyathela Golden Boot award with Rodney Ramagalela.

6. Tau made his Bafana Bafana debut against Angola in a 2-0 defeat on 17 October 2015 in Johannesburg.

7.He was loaned to three Belgium clubs while waiting for his work visa in England to be approved. Those Belgian sides were (in order): Union SG, Club Brugge and Anderlecht.

9. On 20 July 2018, Tau signed a four-year contract with Brighton & Hove Albion for an undisclosed fee which was reported to be in the region of £2.7 million (R50 million at the time), which was a South African record for the sale of a domestic player.

10. Tau will proudly wear the #22 jersey at Brighton & Hove Albion