<strong><font size="4">Under-23 </font></strong><span ondblclick="edit(1360,609)"><font size="4"><strong>National Team<br /> <br /> </strong></font></span><strong><font size="2">Nickname:</font></strong><font size="2"> Amaglug-glug<br /> <br /> <strong>International Debut:</strong> vs Ghana (16 October, 1994 in Cape Town)<br /> <br /> <strong>Highlights:</strong><br /> <br /> </font> <ul> <li><font size="2">Winners Indian Ocean Tournament in 1997</font> </li> <li><font size="2">Winners Four Nations Tournament, 1998.</font> </li> <li><font size="2">First African country to compete in Festival International &ldquo;Espoirs in France.</font> </li> <li><font size="2">Third Place All Africa Games, 1999.</font> </li> <li><font size="2">Olympic Games debut in Sydney 2000.</font> </li> <li><font size="2">Winners Five Nations Tournament, 2002.</font> </li> <li><font size="2">Runners-up Sasol International Tournament in 2006.</font> </li> </ul> <br /> <table cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="100%" summary="" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#b59200">&nbsp;<font size="2"><strong> Team History:</strong></font></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>THE FIRST GAME</p> <p>The first Game was played on&nbsp;<span>October 16, 1994 against <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Ghana at <span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Athlone stadium</span>&nbsp;in Cape Town , This was the under 23's first&nbsp;</st1:place></st1:country-region></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">international f<span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">riendly. The final score was 0-0 the South African Under 23 squad consisted of the following players:-</span></span></p> <p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Brian Baloyi, </span></span></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Shahiem Bobbs, Thami Mtsholongo, Percy</span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> Molotsane, Willem Jackson, Zane Alexander, Brandan Silent, Thabang </span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Lebese (Cassius Sibeko 77'), Arthur Zwane (Thabo Mooki 89'), George </span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Koumantarakis (Randall Borman 63'), Andries Sebola. <br /> </span></span></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><strong>Coach: <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Mich</st1:place></st1:state> d'Avray.</strong></span></span></span></p> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> <p><br /> </p> <p> <table cellspacing="2" cellpadding="2" width="100%" summary="" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="1%"><a href="/UserFiles/safa.intoweb.co.za/File/U-23_games.PDF"><img height="16" alt="" width="16" src="/UserFiles/safa.intoweb.co.za/Image/odf_icon.jpg" /></a></td> <td><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><a target="_blank" href="/UserFiles/safa.intoweb.co.za/File/U-23_games.PDF">Please Click here to download the PDF for all the games</a></span></span></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </p> <p> <table cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="100%" summary="" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#055403"><strong><font size="2">Development:</font></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </p> </span></span></span> <p><span ondblclick="edit(1752,897)"><font size="4"><strong>Wonke Wonke</strong></font></span> </p> <p>The South African Football Association (SAFA) and Sasol have unveiled a structured and focused plan to sustain the momentum of Amaglug-glug&trade;, the SA National Under 23 side, over the next four years leading up to the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008.</p> <p>The plan follows within a week of Sasol's announcement that it will sponsor the Amaglug-glug&trade; with R40 million over the next four years. Sasol's association with the Amaglug-glug&trade; team and SAFA began in 1994 and so far the company has invested R75 million in the team and development of soccer in South Africa.</p> <p align="right"><a href="http://safa.intoweb.co.za/index.php?page=wonkewonke">Read more...</a><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> </span></span></span></p>

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