Chippa United star Diego Brown talks about a soccer player’s challenges

Margo Fortune
Diego Brown in blue. Photo courtesy of Diego Brown.
Margo Fortune

GroundUp interviewed Chippa United’s 25-year mid-fielder and left back, Diego Brown.

GroundUp: Where did you grow up?

Diego: I grew up in Ocean View.

GroundUp: How did you get involved in soccer?

Diego: I was exposed by young by friends playing in the streets everyday. From there I took it more seriously.

GroundUp: What other Sports did you do?

Diego: The only other sport I did at school was athletics.

GroundUp: Do you have a role model?

Diego: Former Bafana Bafana defender, Ricardo Katza. My parents too. But most of all God, where I got my inspiration daily.

GroundUp: Do you have any challenges in your soccer career?

Diego: I think as a soccer player, the challenge of being consistent will always be there. Also, choosing the right people to be around with helps a lot.

GroundUp: Favourite meal before playing

Diego: Pasta and chicken with some green salad and feta cheese.

GroundUp: How has the season started off for you?

Diego: My season started off well so I’m hoping to continue working hard and staying focused and to be consistent. Most importantly I’m looking forward to having a great season.

GroundUp:What message do you have for youth?

Diego: Always give your best and your don’t let your circumstances at home get you down. Keep believing in God.

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