Amajimbos fight back against Mali at African Youth Championship
Posted: 19 February 2015 Time: 18:52
The national U-17 team came from behind to draw 2-2 with Mali in their second game at the African Youth Championship in Niamey, Niger on Thursday.
Amajimbos were trailing 2-0 at the break, but Bidvest Wits' Luvuyo Mkatshana and Katlego Mohamme of SuperSport United hit back in the 74th and 81st minute respectively of the tie.
The Molefi Ntseki-coached side will play their final Group B match against Cameroon at the General Seyni Kountche Stadium on Sunday.
Ntseki's charges opened their account at the tournament with a 2-2 draw against Ivory Coast at the Municipal Stadium on Monday.
The semi-finalists at the competition earn a spot at the U-17 World Cup, taking place in Chile from October 17 to November 8.
SA U17 XI: Mondli Mpoto; Katlego Mohamme; Thendo Mukumela; Simon Nqoi; Notha Ngcobo; Athenkosi Dlala; Wiseman Meyiwa; Sibongakonke Mbatha; Nelson Maluleke (c); Vuyo Mantjie; Khanyisa Mayo