Cape Town - The South African National Under-20 Men’s team,
Amajita, and National Under-17 team, Amajimbos rounded off preparations for
their respective CAF tournaments with a game against each other at the School
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According to safa.net, Amajita prevailed 1-0 in a 30-minute-a-side game in
drizzling conditions on the East Rand.
The Under-20 team leaves for Qatar en-route to Russia while
the Under-17 team travels to Lusaka for a date with their Zambian counterparts.
Both Amajita and Amajimbos will play their matches on Saturday.
“This was a very worthwhile exercise,” said Amajita stand in
coach David Notoane.
“We wanted to give the boys a good run and have a match-like
atmosphere. This has given us a good indication of where we want to improve and
tighten up things.”
Amajimbos mentor, Molefi Ntseki, said the Under-20 team had
given his boys the kind of test they needed ahead of their meeting their West
African counterparts during the CAF African Youth tournament in Niger next
“I like the direction South African football is taking. Ours
is Road to Chile because I am very confident that we will be among the top four
countries in Niger,” said Ntseki.