15 December 2017 – The Burger King-sponsored South African Men’s U20 National Team will face Lesotho in the 2017 COSAFA U20 Youth Championships final on Saturday, 16 December 2017.
This match will be played at Arthur Davies Stadium and kickoff is scheduled for 15h00.
Amajita head coach, Thabo Senong believes that playing Lesotho will not be easy at all and it is important for his players to stay humble and respect the game if they are to lift the trophy.
“We have emphasized to the players that they need to stay humble and respect the game of football, otherwise it will humble you. We cannot count our chickens before the hatch and be arrogant about who we are facing. Yes we have played Lesotho in many encounters in the past but tomorrow will be a whole new ball game. It is a cup final and anything can happen” said Senong.
The suspended pair Khulekani Kubheka and captain Thendo Mukumela will be available for selection after serving their one match suspension while George Matlou will not be eligible to play following his red card in the semi-finals.
Nkosingiphile Ngcobo and Lyle Foster are awaiting medical results which will be given to the coach this afternoon, to see if they will be fit to play.