It was a magical evening for Percy Tau, who was on the forefront of Al Ahly’s first leg Caf Champions League semi-final win towards ES Setif on Saturday, with the South African being concerned in all the 4 targets for the Egyptians within the 4-0 triumph.
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Tau’s show was fairly distinctive, arguably his finest since becoming a member of Pitso Mosimane’s staff. It was, nevertheless, the type of efficiency many South African followers have seen earlier than, particularly throughout his time at Sundowns.
Tau was all the time set for stardom and on Saturday evening, he proved simply that – he’s a celebrity.
He has had some excellent moments at Al Ahly since becoming a member of the membership final yr, however on Saturday he carried out at an excellent larger stage and at last, I hope, he can have earned all of the respect he so deserves from the Egyptians.
His first purpose, a header, began the hiding and introduced the followers contained in the Al-Salam Stadium to the sting of their seats. But it was Ahly’s second purpose that had “superstar” written throughout it due to Tau’s help, after he made a wonderful flip contained in the field earlier than letting the ball unfastened for Taher Mohamed to attain.
Not any participant on this planet can flip so comfortably contained in the field, particularly when they’re marked, however Tau made it look so easy.
That was adopted by one other clever move to Mohamed Sherif, who obtained the Egyptians’ third purpose of the match. Tau went on to wrap up the evening with a close-range faucet in for the fourth purpose.
It was actually a particular evening for the South African, who has been on a purpose drought for a while now.
But, this efficiency has ensured Tau’s standing as one in all Africa’s absolute best. Most of us have seen this film earlier than – it is among the the explanation why English Premier League facet Brighton purchased him and he shone for Belgium sides Union SG, Club Brugge and Anderlecht.
May Tau, the “Lion of Judah”, proceed to fly the South African flag and encourage the following technology of gamers.