Every success story is a tale of constant adaption , revision and change ! The loss of his great grandmother brought a great change in his life for good.
” I grew up in a community which is known for drugs and crime but I chose a different route”
” after I gave my life to Jesus everything just made sense”
” I thought of finishing school and get atleast a qualification , Said Buyer.
Born and bred in Davidsonville , Keavan Buyer is a 18 year old soccer star in the making . His journey started at the age of 6 when his uncle enrolled him into Davidsonville United. “My uncle was a soccer player even though he didn’t play professionally , I decided to take a chance ” he said .
His breakthrough started in 2017 when he was still an athlete . One of his friends informed him of the trials at Kaiser Chiefs development.
” they didn’t have anyone under the age of 17 , i believe I was 15 and the guys there were stronger and older than me but eventually they like my performance and I continue to play throughout 2017.
” What kept me to the top of my game is discipline ” he expressed.
In 2019 he finished matric and achieved 2 distinctions in maths lit and life orientation . In 2020 Covid19 happened!
“I didn’t do athletics or soccer instead i enrolled further and graduated with IT ( Information technology qualifications.
” My dream is to play for Bafana Bafana”
” when the chairman gave me the jacket for my hardwork and performance , felt motivated ”
” I’d also like to play for Manchester city to represent my country (South Africa) internationally” .
” I think we are an underestimated country , people really don’t know about us ” ” I wanna show them what we are about and make a way for other youngsters. He sighed.
Speaking to the publication during his training session he said ” i am currently playing for ‘Amour bearer F.C’ which is a new team based in Rustenburg North West. Its a new team , no one is signed yet but hopefully we will be coached by Daniel Olcina from Spain.
In his conclusion he said ” It cannot be done shouldn’t interrupt you. You can be anything you want .