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Amajita set to jet off to international tournaments
- Updated: January 5, 2015
The South African Under-20 men’s side, Amajita, have begun serious training ahead of tournaments in Qatar and Russia.
Amajita leave for the Middle East on Wednesday and take on a Qatar Select side on 10 January 2015 in Doha before flying to St Petersburg, Russia for the Russian Commonwealth tournament that takes place from 15-26 January.
In the absence of Under-20 coach Thabo Senong who is with Bafana Bafana, the team will be under the guidance of David Notoane and goalkeeper coach Wendell Robinson.
The squad went into camp on Sunday and were at full training with the entire team on Monday at the School of Excellence.
‘I am happy with the team spirit this early. Everyone is raring to go and they are all excited about the upcoming tournaments,’ said Notoane who is also the Under-20 assistant coach.
‘The two tournaments should lay down a good foundation for our preparations for the CAF African Youth tournament scheduled for Senegal next month,’ said Notoane.
The Amajita squad:
Sibongiseni Mkhize – FC Cape Town (SA)
DumsanI Msibi – SuperSport United FC (SA)
Jethren Barr – Bidvest Wits FC (SA)
Bongane Mathabela – Witbank Spurs FC (SA)
Chaz Williams – Cape Town All Stars FC (SA)
Denwin Farmer – SuperSport United FC (SA)
Khumbulani Mkhize – Orlando Pirates FC (SA)
Motjeka Madisha – Mamelodi Sundowns FC (SA)
Tebogo Moerane – Bidvest Wits FC (SA)
Maphosa Modiba – Mpumalanga Black Aces FC (SA)
Tshidiso Monamodi – Mamelodi Sundowns FC (SA)
Siphelele Luthuli – University of Pretoria FC (SA)
Thamsanqa Masiya – Bidvest Wits FC (SA)
Tlotlo Leepile – Tourizenze FC (Portugal)
Pule Marisane – Tourizenze FC (Portugal)
Ricardo Lourenco – PEC Zwolle FC (Holland)
Siyanda Ngubo – Orlando Pirates FC (SA)
Haashim Domingo – Cape Town Ajax FC (SA)
Kabelo Seriba – SuperSport United FC (SA)
Keamogetswe Boikanyo – Mamelodi Sundowns FC (SA)
Tshepo Liphoko – AmaZulu FC (SA)