Sundowns Academy Three Make U-17 Squad20/Jul/2016 22:14
The players are Glen Baadjies, Sphamandla Ntuli, and Mjabulise Mkhize.
The final squad was announced after a pre-tournament camp.
Striker Siphamandla Ntuli, who was the joint top goal-scorer in the Future Champions tournament recently, has shown great potential, scoring six goals in Mamelodi Sundowns’ 11 – 0 thrashing of Ferroviaro Maputo in this tournament, and another five-goal haul in the Gauging Cup.
Participation in the Cosafa tournament is seen as preparation for the youngsters’ U-17 qualifier against Tanzania., scheduled for the weekend of August 5 – 7. They play the second leg of this tournament two weeks later.
They start their Group A campaign at the COSAFA Under-17 Championships against Seychelles in Curepipe on Saturday, followed by games against Namibia and Mauritius on July 27. The top two sides in each pool advance to the semi-finals‚ with the final scheduled for July 31.