As South Africa celebrated Heritage Day, Amajimbos were still hard at work preparing for the upcoming 2015 u17 FIFA World Cup in Chile.

As South Africa celebrated Heritage Day, Amajimbos were still hard at work preparing for the upcoming 2015 u17 FIFA World Cup in Chile.

Hosts of the world showpiece have been in South Africa for the last couple of days ahead continuing with either preparation for the World Cup.

Chile have been invited into the country to play an international friendly practice against South Africa which will take place on Sunday 27 September 2015 at Athlone Stadium in Cape Town, however ahead of this the two teams held a practice match this afternoon out in Bedfordview.

The match ended 1-0 to Chile however there were many positives and negatives that both coaches can take from this match ahead the international friendly to be played on the weekend.

“The standard for the World Cup has been set, we now have an idea of what to expect in the World Cup, the match started on a high pace but we managed to read their within the first five minutes of the match.

“The difference between us and them is that we always want to play carpet football, whereas they play high balls directed at their tall striker. We managed to force La Roja (as the Chileans are known as) to play our game and we managed to create some opportunities but did not covert,” said striker Khanyisa Mayo. 

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