The 2016/17 Bidvest Wits Young Player of the Season, Reeve Frosler, cut his soccer teeth in Port Elizabeth playing for Fairview Rovers Football Club which was established in 1935 in Fairview, Port Elizabeth.
As part of a footballing family, young Reeve began playing football at the young age of 5. His Father Selwyn, coached, Mother Melanie, convened and brother Ethan played. Reeve’s uncle, Dougie Williams originally from Salt Lake, Port Elizabeth has just been promoted to Head Coach at Millano United.
After being promoted from the Bidvest Academy the 19 year-old (born 11 January 1998) Reeve now plays for Bidvest Wits – the 2016/17 ABSA Premier Champions. He has come in for considerable interest after his 11 appearances for Bidvest Wits, in the South African Premier Division, along with Goal Magazine citing him in their Ten Most impressive Rookies list.
The young defender with Jersey no. 33, has represented the South African U17 (2014/15) and U20 (2016/17) national sides and is determined to represent the senior, Bafana Bafana, side to complete the unique treble.
After attending Triomf Primary School in Salsoneville, Frosler went on to attend Victoria Park High School. He has this advice for Northern Areas youngsters; “Soccer is a getaway from all those bad things like drugs, gangs and violence.” Frosler credits his family for