TS Galaxy take on Italian giants in Turkey

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NELSPRUIT, SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 30: TS Galaxy during the DStv Premiership match between TS Galaxy and Sekhukhune United at Mbombela Stadium on October 30, 2022 in Nelspruit, South Africa. (Photo by Dirk Kotze/Gallo Images)
NELSPRUIT, SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 30: TS Galaxy during the DStv Premiership match between TS Galaxy and Sekhukhune United at Mbombela Stadium on October 30, 2022 in Nelspruit, South Africa. (Photo by Dirk Kotze/Gallo Images)

TS Galaxy is set to meet Italian giants Sampdoria during their international trip in Europe.

Galaxy left the country on Thursday to set up a camp in Turkey in preparation for the re-start of the domestic league on December 30.

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The Rockets are set to visit Maritzburg United in their next league fixture at the Harry Gwala stadium on December 30.

TS Galaxy communication manager, Minenhle Mkhize has confirmed his club’s program in Turkey and said they will only be returning to South Africa on December 19.

“This is also part of the TS Galaxy vision to take the club’s brand international. We also want to use this opportunity to establish a partnership with some of the international teams and expose our own talent," said Mkhize.

"It worked well in South Africa before with Ajax Cape Town where we saw the likes of Bennie McCarthy, Thulani Serero and Steven Pienaar going to Ajax Amsterdam, the same with SuperSport United's partnership with Feyenoord that produced the likes of Kermit Erasmus and Kamohelo Mokotjo," he added.

The Rockets are set to face Turkish team Giresunspor on December 6 before taking Sampdoria on December 11.

The Mpumalanga-based outfit is also set to play against Al Batin of Saudi Arabia during their trip to Turkey on December 12.

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