Percy Tau Biography
Percy Tau was born on 14th May 1994 in Witbank, South Africa. He is a South African footballer who plays midfielder for Mamelodi Sundowns in the Premier Soccer League.
Percy Tau Career
Percy Tau began his career with Mamelodi Sundowns in the Premier Soccer League.On 25th February 2014 he made hi profesional debut for the club in the league against Orlando Pirates. He came on as a 85th-minute substitute for Domingues as Sundowns lost 1–0.
On 22nd March 2014 Percy Tau scored his first professional goal for the club during a Nedbank Cup match against Golden Arrows. His 90th-minute goal was the fourth and final goal for Sundowns as they won 4–1 against the Arrows.
On 5th April 2015 he scored his first goal in international club competition in a CAF Champions League match against TP Mazembe. He scored the Sundown’s one and only goal of the match in the 84th minute as Mamelodi Sundowns fell 3–1.
On 17th October 2015 he made his debut for South Africa in a 0–2 loss to Angola in a 2016 African Nations Championship qualification match.On Saturday, 25 March 2017, Tau scored his first international goal in the 69th minute against Guinea-Bissau after receiving a yellow card two minutes earlier.
On 6th February 2016 he made his debut for the side against African Warriors. He started the match and played 58 minutes as Witbank Spurs won 3–1.
After a season with Witbank Spurs, Percy Tau rejoined Mamelodi Sundowns. After joining the squad he started and played all 180 minutes as Mamelodi Sundowns defeated Egyptian side Zamalek in the CAF Champions League Final as Sundowns won in two-legs 3–1 and thus won their first continental competition. He then scored his first goal in the league for the club on 2 November 2016 against Polokwane City. He scored the first of two goals for the side as they went on to win 2–0. Tau then made his debut for the side in the FIFA Club World Cup on 11 December 2016 against Kashima Antlers. Sundowns were knocked-out of the competition after losing to the Japanese side 2–0. During the fifth place match, Tau scored the only goals for Sundowns as they fell 4–1 to Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors of South Korea.