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Phakaaathi Reporter
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10 May 2018
3:06 pm

Senong names Amajita squad for Mozambique clash

Phakaaathi Reporter

Amajita have completed their preparations for the crucial first leg second round Caf U20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mozambique.

Amajita celebrate a goal

The SA Under-20 team has departed for Beira City, where they will face the host nation at Campo de Ferroviaro da Beira on Saturday at 3pm.

Head coach Thabo Senong has trimmed his squad of 27 to only 20 players.

Missing out on the trip to Mozambique are goalkeeper Giovanni Idi (University of Pretoria); defenders Gcina Mlotshwa (Bloemfontein Celtic), Thabo Mokoena (Kaizer Chiefs) and Saluleko Mathonsi (Wits University); midfielder Roberto Fragale (Highlands Park) and strikers, Tristan Nikitaridis (University of Johannesburg) as well as Jermaine George (Old Mutual Academy).

The Afcon tournament will take place in Niger from February 24 to March 10, 2019.

Amajita squad:

Goalkeepers: Khulekani Kubheka, Glen Baartjies (both Mamelodi Sundowns)

Defenders: Thabo Maloisane (Mamelodi Sundowns), Givemore Khupe (Bidvest Wits), Njabulo Blom (Kaizer Chiefs), Malebogo Modise, Siphesihle Mkhize (both Mamelodi Sundowns), Luke Fluers (Ubuntu FC), Reece Vetter (Randburg FC)

Midfielders: Goodman Mosele (Baroka FC), Wiseman Meyiwa, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo (both Kaizer Chiefs), Tashreeq Matthews (Ajax Cape Town), Keagan Mitchel (Black Aces FC), Jesse Donn (Ubuntu FC), Kobamelo Kodisang (Bidvest Wits)

Strikers: Promise Mkhuma (Mamelodi Sundowns), Shungu Durito (Bidvest Wits), Lyle Foster (Orlando Pirates), Duncan Adonis (Ubuntu FC)