Senong's Amajita report for camp

Posted: 14 January 2019 Time: 03:32 pm

The national Under-20 team have reported for camp to begin preparations for the Africa U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

Amajita coach Thabo Senong has named a provisional squad ahead of the tournament which will kick off in Niger in February, as he looks to find a strong team that will both conquer Africa and qualify for the FIFA World Cup that will be played in Poland later this year.

READ: Leshabela earns Amajita call-up

The team will be based at Fun Valley in Johannesburg until Wednesday and then head to Nelspruit to continue their preparations.

Senong has named 34 players in a provisional squad, which will be cut down to 21 for the tournament. He has called up overseas-based players Bradley Cross, Kobamelo Kodisang, Tashreeq Matthews, Khanya Leshabela, Lyle Foster and Sphephelo Sithole.

AFCON Groups

Group A

Niger

South Africa

Nigeria

Burundi

Group B

Senegal

Mali

Burkina Faso

Ghana


Amajita’s Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations Group A fixtures

Niger vs South Africa, 2 February 2019

South Africa vs Burundi, 5 February 2019

South Africa vs Nigeria, 8 February 2019

Article by: Staff Reporter

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