Amakhosi youngsters eye World Cup

Four of Amakhosi youngsters are in line to be included in the South African Men’s U-20 National Team quad that will take part in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic.

This is confirmed by coach Thabo Senong’s call up of defender Siyabonga Ngezana, midfielders Wiseman Meyiwa and Nkosingiphile Ngcobo and striker Itumeleng Shopane to Amajita’s preparation camp.

The preparation camp is planned to take place in the Netherlands from 24 April to 3 May 2017.

Ngezana, Meyiwa and Shopane were recently included in the squad that finished fourth in 2017 AFCON U-20 tournament that took place in Zambia. Ngcobo was also part of the preparations for AFCON finals but missed the cut to Zambia.

The FIFA U20 World Cup will be held in Korea Republic from 20 May to 10 June 2017.