Our Sporting Stars this week, have their sights set on striking it big in the world of soccer. Emraan Mohamed and Jayshaan Chetty currently play in the positions of defender and striker (respectively), for PSG Academy and share a passion for Mathematics at school. However, when it comes to supporter preferences, Emraan is an ardent Real Madrid fan whose favorite player is Karim Benzema, whilst Jayshaan supports Manchester United and admires the soccer skills of Cristiano Ronaldo. The Laudium Sun wishes our aspirant soccer stars everything of the best in the pursuit of their soccer goals. Good luck guys!!


*Readers are invited to submit profiles of young (10 – 16yrs), talented, sporting enthusiasts to the Laudium Sun office, or email to info@laudiumsun.co.za, to be considered by our sporting judges, for inclusion in this column. Kindly submit a clear photo, together with the standard relevant details as set out below.

Emraan Mohamed (12 – Grade 7).

Name: Emraan
Surname: Mohamed
Address: Sepia Street, Laudium.
Name of School: PMT Sunni School.
Favourite School Subject: Mathematics
Current Sports Club / Team: PSG Academy
Current Position: Defender
Favourite International Club / Team: Real Madrid
Favourite International Player: Karim Benzema
Favourite Car: Bugatti Chiron
Name of Parents: Seid and Lubaba.
Role Model: Prophet Muhammed (SAW).
Goal: To become a professional football player.
What will it take to achieve your dream? Hard work and dedication.
If and when you achieve your dream what would be the first thing you do with your success? I would help my family, my friends, and especially the poor.
If you ever meet your sporting super star what would be the first thing you ask him/her? How did you become such a successful footballer?

Jayshaan Chetty (12 – Grade 6).

Name: Jayshaan
Surname: Chetty
Address: Jade Street, Laudium.
Name of School: Erasmia Primary School.
Favourite School Subject: Mathematics.
Current Sports Club / Team: PSG Academy
Current Position: Striker
Favourite International Club / Team: Manchester United
Favourite International Player: Christiano Ronaldo
Favourite Car: Golf MK1.
Name of Parents: Neshin and Zaakirah.
Role Model: Benny McCarthy
Goal: To be the best soccer player in the world
What will it take to achieve your dream? Motivation; if you believe, you can achieve.
If and when you achieve your dream what would be the first thing you do with your success? Always remain humble, help the poor and needy and be an inspiration to other kids.
If you ever meet your sporting super star what would be the first thing you ask him/her? I would ask him if he can take me under his wing and train me?