Date of Birth: 7/12/77
Clubs: VfL Bochum, Arminia Bielefeld, Borussia Dortmund (all Germany), FC Basel (Switzerland), Mainz (Germany), Anorthosis Famagusta (Greece), Karlsruher (Germany), Maritzburg United
Bafana Bafana caps: 73 (10 goals)
The first South African international to lift silverware - as national Under-17 captain during a Cosafa tournament - Buckley established himself in Germany as a young player, turning out for VfL Bochum, Arminia Bielefeld, Borussia Dortmund, Mainz and Karlsruher before winding down his career at Maritzburg United. Coach Mashaba selected the midfielder just once during the qualifiers, although he was an ever-present during the Olympics. He played 73 times for Bafana Bafana.
Foundations: Delron Buckley Foundation & Delron Buckley Soccer School