Bafana Bafana star raises awareness around mental health

Bafana Bafana midfielder Delron Buckley is using his book 'My Life' to bring awareness around mental health in sportsmen and sportswomen in South Africa.

Buckley tells #WeekendBreakfast host Africa Melane about his journey battling depression. It all started in Germany and got worse after he was told he was too old to play soccer.

A lot of athletes go through a lot of difficulties and obstacles they have to face.

Delron Buckley, Former Bafana Bafana Midfielder and author of 'My Life'

To hear more of the interview, click on the link audio below...


This article first appeared on 702 : Bafana Bafana star raises awareness around mental health


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