Aghmat Ceres celebrates goal with Thabo senong, coach of South Africa during the 2016 Cosafa U20 Youth Championship match between South Africa and Lesotho at Moruleng Stadium, Rusternburg South Africa on 07 December 2016 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix
Friday Feb 03, 2017. 13:00
Ahead of their trip to Zambia in honour of the CAF 2017 U20 Africa Cup of Nations, South African coach Thabo Senong has named his 29-man training squad.
The squad will assemble for camp on Monday, 6 February at the SAFA National Technical Centre ahead of their trip to Ndola where they will play a friendly against Zambia on 12 February.
“We are preparing for a very important tournament, the biggest youth tournament on the continent (U-20 Africa Cup of Nations) and we need to be thorough in our preparations,” said Senong in a statement.
The junior AFCON tournament will be hosted by the young Chipolopolo from 26 February – 12 March 2017 in Lusaka and Ndola.
Amajita are in Group B, together with Cameroon, Senegal and Sudan while Group A consists of hosts Zambia, Egypt, Mali and Guinea.
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