21 July 2017 – South African Boy’s U17 national team coach, Molefi Ntseki has unveiled his starting line up for Amajimbos’ opening COSAFA U17 campaign against Mozambique set to take place today at 12:30 local time (10h30 SA time) at the Stad Saint Francois Xavier in Mauritius .
Following a hectic week of preparations and travelling, Ntseki will guide the newest edition of Amajimbos to their first ever international caps in what hopes to be a fruitful tournament.
Goalkeeper Constandino Christodoulo will earn his first cap in between the poles.
Omphile Moeletsi will start at left back, while Koketso Mathibe will operate at right back. The central defensive will be controlled by newly appointed captain Kieron Jacks who marshal the defence alongside Barry Sithole.
Cade Erickson and Storm Jonas will anchor the midfield, while the attack will led by the trio of Mohammed Shahabodien, Boikanyo Segotlong and James McFarlane.
Amajimbos will be looking to Olifile Ramatlo to bang in the goals upfront.
South African starting XI: Christodoulo; Moeletsi; Mathibe; Jacks (C); Sithole; Shahabodien; Segotlong; McFarlene; Ramatlo.
Substitutions: Maema; Nare; Khiba; Da Silva; Makhambi; Momdu; Deeley Ntanzi.