EXTRA TIME: Delron Buckley's still inspiring South Africa's young players

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The former Bafana Bafana midfielder met with Ajax Cape Town's players, following the recent release of his book called My Life

The Cape Town club was appreciative of Delron Buckley, who shared his priceless experiences with their players.

In Buckley’s book, he wrote about how on his return to South Africa he was deemed too old to play for South Africa’s biggest clubs. The former Dortmund player was critical of those who believe once a player reaches 30 he is past his best.

That's an ironic point when you consider Ajax is a club that loves to sell their older players and is proud of building their youth system. Nevertheless, Buckley also had some brilliant experiences to share with the younger players.

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This program was timed very well, just after World Mental Health Day on October 10. One of the subjects of the book is fighting depression in sport.

 

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