Minister congratulates Amajita
The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr. Fikile Mbalua congratulates Amajita on their warrior performance at the U-20 African Nations Cup in Zambia.
After beating Sudan, Amajita qualified for the semi-finals and secured South Africa a place at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup to be hosted in South Korea.
"I watched all of their games with the most intense performance being the semi-finals. Our under 20 boys fought like warriors and South Africa could not be more proud. This is the fighting spirit I spoke of when I sent them a message of support ahead of the tournament. Our boys hoisted our national flag with pride. I firmly believe they will do the same at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. I thank them and their coach for making us a proud nation." Minister Mbalula said.
Amajita will joins U-20 Africa Cup of Nations host Zambia, as well as Guinea and Senegalese as the African contingent at the World Cup.