Cape Town - The
captain of South Africa’s Under-17 World Cup squad, Nelson Maluleke, says that
he cannot wait to compete at the highest level.
qualified for the Chile Under-17 World Cup that is set to take place in October
after making it to the final of the African Youth Championship earlier this
says that he is still in dreamland over the qualification as he and his
team-mates will get to play against some of the best youngsters in the word.
still can’t believe it that we have qualified for the World Cup,” the captain
told the SAFA website.
is something that I have not gotten over me; me and my team-mates playing at the
relish the prospect and can’t wait,” said Maluleke.
is always special when we are together as a team because we are on a mission
and we feel like soldiers preparing to go to battle.
we have been working on our technique and conditioning ourselves for the task
will play a friendly match over the weekend in KwaZulu-Natal as they begin preparations
for the big tournament.