The South African Men’s Under-17 National Team (Amajimbos) will face Tanzania in a 2015 African Youth Championship qualifier on Friday, 18 July 2014.

The South African Men’s Under-17 National Team (Amajimbos) will face Tanzania in a 2015 African Youth Championship qualifier on Friday, 18 July 2014.

The match will take place at the 7 000-capacity Azam Stadium (which is an artificial pitch) in the capital Dar es Salaam.

Kick-off is at 16h00 local time in Tanzania (15h00 SA time).

The second leg takes place two weeks later in South Africa.

Amajimbos coach Molefi Ntseki has put together a squad of 22 players to start preparations for that match, and they go into camp on Thursday, 26 June in Johannesburg.

He has already held two training camps where he identified his future players to feature in the campaign.

The African Youth Championships tournament will be played from 12 – 30 April 2015 in Niger.

To prepare for the clash against Tanzania, Amajimbos will travel to Botswana on Tuesday, 1 July to play two international friendly matches on 3 and 6 July 2014.

Upon return from Botswana, they travel to Lesotho for two more international friendly matches. These will take place on Thursday, 10 July and on Sunday, 13 July.

Amajimbos will then return home on Monday, 14 July in preparation for travel to Tanzania the next day.

They will be back in South Africa on Saturday, 19 July.

South Africa received a bye in the first round.

Egypt defeated Sudan 4-2 in the first round (14 June 2014) and will face Congo in the second round – this encounter will determine the opponents for South Africa or Tanzania in the third and final round of qualification which are scheduled for September this year.

SA U17 confirmed Fixtures:

Thursday, 3 July vs Botswana (away) (friendly)

Sunday, 6 July vs Botswana (away) (friendly)

Thursday, 10 July vs Lesotho (away) (friendly)

Sunday, 13 July vs Lesotho (away) (friendly)

Friday, 18 July vs Tanzania (away) (qualifier, 1st leg)

Sat/Sun, 1/2 August vs Tanzania (home) (qualifier, 2nd leg)

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