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coach, Owen Da Gama says that Ajax Cape Town starlet Riyaad Norodien has
already caught the eye of Bafana Bafana coach, Shakes Mashaba.
Gama was disappointed not to have Norodien at his disposal for the national
under-23 team’s trip to Zimbabwe last weekend as he believes that the young
winger brings a different dimension to his team.
think he’s a fantastic player," Da Gama said about the 20-year-old.
him in the team he just brings another dimension as well, with his pace and his
mobility and his energy: the boy has got energy second to none!
can play on either wing, as long as you keep possession, not aerial balls.
football, that is where he should be utilised because he can get away from
defenders and get in behind players.
played against Bafana Bafana in a practice match prior to the Gambia game and
he was absolutely fantastic against them.
Shakes Mashaba also commented on him and there is no doubt about his ability," Da Gama concluded.
is likely to feature for Ajax in the Cape Town Cup this weekend with their
first game against Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon on Friday at 20:15 at the
Cape Town Stadium.