Cape Town - Amajita, as
South Africa’s U20 national team is affectionately known, will look to emulate
their compatriots, Amajimbos, the U17 national team, by also qualifying for an
upcoming FIFA World Cup.
secured their spot at the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile after finishing
runners-up at the recent CAF U17 Youth Championships (AYC).
journey to the U20 World Cup, also taking place this year, will see them take a
similar route to that of Amajimbos, an eight-team U20 AYC doubling up as a
qualifying campaign for the World Cup in New Zealand.
will broadcast live and in HD all 16 matches of the 8 -22 March tournament
being hosted in Senegal.
the continental crown and CAF’s four spots at the World Cup are hosts Senegal,
Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Zambia and Amajita.
that progress beyond the group stages qualify for the May 30 - June 20
Ghana vs South Africa, 18:15, SuperSport Nine
South Africa vs Mali, 18:15, SuperSport Four HD / Nine
South Africa vs Zambia, 18:45 SuperSport Four HD / Nine
Semi-finals 18/19 March with the final on 22 March.