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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    Quote Originally Posted by comrade View Post
    I believe our Next Gen Academy player is also listed in the initial Metro squad.
    Yes confirmed he is.
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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    If I forget to check the squad, in the meantime the first under 16 Vic Metro game is in a month. Will hopefully see Libba & Kellett in the squad when it's announced.
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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    Quote Originally Posted by bornadog View Post
    Yes confirmed he is.
    Yep, local rag says:

    " Fellow forward Buku Khamis, who moved from South Sudan to Australia just over a decade ago, has been named in his teamís best the past three games and has seven goals to his name this year.

    Khamis moves well, boasts a good vertical jump and is a strong mark."

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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    When it comes to Next Gen players, the less exposure the better but good to see he has enough talent to be named in the initial squad.
    Our 1954 premiership players are our heroes, and it has to be said that Charlie was their hero.

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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    Full metro list here:

    https://www.afldraftcentral.com.au/tag/buku-khamis/

    " 38 Buku Khamis – Provided a strong, leading target up forward. Was able to take multiple strong contested marks and was generally good at following the ball up if it came to ground. Very strong left foot kick for goal, on the run or set shot. Seem to also read the play well with solid leading patterns. "

    Steve Wallis, legend, is in the coaching set up for Metro. I hope he's conservative if West or Khamis have general soreness...
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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    SBS video and story of Buuks:

    http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2...aking-his-mark

    Already 188cm & 81kg as a bottom age player. Seems to move well, and neat kicking action, obviously athletic.

    Watch this space I guess as Simon Dalrymple has said he's very likely to train with us later this year (preseason training).
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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    Quote Originally Posted by bulldogtragic View Post
    SBS video and story of Buuks:

    http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2...aking-his-mark

    Already 188cm & 81kg as a bottom age player. Seems to move well, and neat kicking action, obviously athletic.

    Watch this space I guess as Simon Dalrymple has said he's very likely to train with us later this year (preseason training).
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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    What's the deal with us (and not GWS) drafting one of our next Gen listed players?
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    After speaking to Obie for about fourty-five minutes on the telephone we
    Finally arrived at the truth of the matter and said that we had to go down
    And pick up the garbage, and also had to go down and speak to him at the
    Police officer's station. So we got in the red vw microbus with the
    Shovels and rakes and implements of destruction and headed on toward the
    Police officer's station.
    Now friends, there was only one or two things that Obie coulda done at
    The police station, and the first was he could have given us a medal for
    Being so brave and honest on the telephone, which wasn't very likely, and
    We didn't expect it, and the other thing was he could have bawled us out
    And told us never to be seen driving garbage around the vicinity again,
    Which is what we expected, but when we got to the police officer's station
    There was a third possibility that we hadn't even counted upon, and we was
    Both immediately arrested. Handcuffed.
    And I said "Obie, I don't think I can pick up the garbage with these handcuffs on. "
    "He said, "Shut up, kid. Get in the back of the patrol car. "


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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    The Vic Metro team has been finalised:

    7. Rhylee West - 180cm, 80kg (bottom ager) (fun fact: at 16 he's already taller than Scott, and the same playing weight)

    21. Buku Khamis - 188cm, 81kg (bottom ager) (our next gen academy)
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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    Just flicking through the U/16 TAC Cup results.

    Libba playing for Calder Cannons. A few goals.
    Kellett playing for Western Jets. A few goals. Already 170cm, 58kg.
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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    From Twitter on the TAC Cup game:

    Buku Khamis takes mark of the day.
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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    Quote Originally Posted by bulldogtragic View Post
    From Twitter on the TAC Cup game:

    Buku Khamis takes mark of the day.
    What is the story here BT? Can another Club choose him in the draft or is he all ours?

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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    Quote Originally Posted by Bulldog4life View Post
    What is the story here BT? Can another Club choose him in the draft or is he all ours?
    Correct me if I'm wrong but I think it's the same as a Father/Son selection. We need to bid for him if we want him.

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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    Quote Originally Posted by Yankee Hotel Foxtrot View Post
    Correct me if I'm wrong but I think it's the same as a Father/Son selection. We need to bid for him if we want him.

    I think so. Earlier in the a player made his debut at GWS who was in our Acadamy system but I'd never heard of him.
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    After speaking to Obie for about fourty-five minutes on the telephone we
    Finally arrived at the truth of the matter and said that we had to go down
    And pick up the garbage, and also had to go down and speak to him at the
    Police officer's station. So we got in the red vw microbus with the
    Shovels and rakes and implements of destruction and headed on toward the
    Police officer's station.
    Now friends, there was only one or two things that Obie coulda done at
    The police station, and the first was he could have given us a medal for
    Being so brave and honest on the telephone, which wasn't very likely, and
    We didn't expect it, and the other thing was he could have bawled us out
    And told us never to be seen driving garbage around the vicinity again,
    Which is what we expected, but when we got to the police officer's station
    There was a third possibility that we hadn't even counted upon, and we was
    Both immediately arrested. Handcuffed.
    And I said "Obie, I don't think I can pick up the garbage with these handcuffs on. "
    "He said, "Shut up, kid. Get in the back of the patrol car. "


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    Re: Father/Son Watch 2017

    Quote Originally Posted by Bulldog4life View Post
    What is the story here BT? Can another Club choose him in the draft or is he all ours?
    What the others have said, we get first rights to match any bids on him like father/son.
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