Cape Town - Ajax Cape Town played two pre-season friendlies
against National First Division side Santos, the results and overall team play
was very positive at this early stage of the team’s pre-season programme.
The first team squad was split to be able to field two
different teams to ensure that all players in the squad get maximum game-time.
The first match was played at 10:30 and saw Ruzaigh
Gamildien play his first friendly match as an Ajax Cape Town player.
According to the club's website, the former Bloemfontein Celtic midfielder had a great game and rounded it off with a well-taken goal.
Some of the younger players from our U19 team got their
opportunity to showcase their progress in front of head coach Roger De Sa and
assistant coach Ian Taylor.
The likes of Aiden Jenniker, Olwethu Nguye, Noah
Sadaoui and Jody February played among the U19’s and led the younger players
with some good performances. The match ended in a 2-1 win to the Urban
The second match saw the likes of Anssi Jaakkola, Rivaldo
Coetzee, Abbubaker Mobara and Granwald Scott take centre stage.
and Bantu Mzwakali delivered the goods with a goal each, to seal another 2-1
victory for Ajax.
Overall it was a great day of football for both sides and
both matches were played in good spirits as Ajax and Santos prepare for their
respective 2015/16 seasons.
Chippa United come to Ikamva this Friday, July 10 for another round of friendly matches.