South-Africa

Amajita to conclude Euro tour ahead of U/20 World Cup

2017-05-02 17:43
Thabo Senong (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The South African U20 football side will conclude their European tour with a match against PEC Zwolle in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening ahead of the team announcement for the World Cup in Japan later this month.  

The team will be playing their final practice match of the first phase of World Cup preparations.

Their first two tour games ended in a loss and a win respectively.  They lost 1-0 to VFL Bochum of Germany on Saturday in a makeshift game after abortive plans to play with Feyenoord FC and Ajax Amsterdam FC failed. 

Amajita bounced back with a 2-0 victory on Monday against a select side from Amsterdam, thanks to goals by Khanyisa Mayo and Kobamelo Kodisang. 

The team return to South Africa on Thursday and with coach Thabo Senong believing the trip worthwhile despite problems that led to unplanned changes in opponents faced.

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