The Burger King-sponsored South African National u20 team are two matches away from qualifying for the 2017 Edition of the CAF u20 AFCON to be staged in Zambia from 26 February 2017 – 12 March 2017.
The Burger King-sponsored South African National u20 team are two matches away from qualifying for the 2017 Edition of the CAF u20 AFCON to be staged in Zambia from 26 February 2017 – 12 March 2017
The four top teams at the prestigious continental showpiece will qualify for the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup to be held in South Korea later next year.
Amajita face neighbours Lesotho in the first leg of the 3rd round on Sunday in Maseru, Lesotho at Setsoto Stadium.
Kickoff is scheduled at 15h00.
“We started the camp with low levels of fitness but we believe we have had effective training sessions with the boys throughout the week. Today (Saturday) will be our last tactical session where we will just emphasize the importance of critical phases and compact defending,” said coach Thabo Senong.
The rising coach said it was the hosts who were under pressure as this was their home match.
“They are the ones who will have to push harder than us. We intend on ensuring that we get the much needed away goal, and hopefully even win the match so that we are comfortable in the return leg.
The players we have at our disposal are great at attacking; they are untouchable when they are in possession however, we have to be careful when defending as this could alter our game plan,”added Senong.