Just as reported last week, the head coach of the South African U17 team Duncan Crowie has announced his final 21-man team for the CAF U17 African Cup of Nations.
The Amajimbos under Crowie resumed a closed camping exercise last week ahead of the biennial tournament.
Three oversea-based players were named in the team from the initial eight foreign based players who were in the preliminary squad.
The three selected overseas-based players are players Kyle Jansen from Atlanta United [USA], Waylon Renecke of Norwich City [England], and Vitesse’s Michael Dokumnu [Holland].
Amajimbos are in Group B alongside Nigeria, Morocco and Zambia.
GOALKEEPERS: Takalani Mzhawana – Kaizer Chiefs [SA], Gennaro Johnson – Cape Town Spurs [SA], Kyle Jansen Atlanta United [USA].
DEFENDERS: Xhosa Manyama – Cape Town Spurs [SA], Keitumetsi Lesia – Supersport United [SA], Waylon Renecke – Norwich City [England]. Benjamin Wallace – Supersport United [SA], Vincent Sithole – Mamelodi Sundowns [SA], Tyler Cecero – Stellenbosch [SA], Thato Sibiya – Mamelodi Sundowns [SA].
MIDFIELDERS: Xolani Shaka – Orlando Pirates [SA], Gomolemo Kekana – TS Galaxy [SA], Vicky Mkhawana – Kaizer Chiefs [SA], Xavier Jodamus – Ubuntu Academy [SA], Dhakier Lee – Cape Town Spurs [SA].
FORWARDS: Michael Dokumnu – Vitesse [Holland], Orifha Bright Naubelo – Capital City – [SA], Bennet Mokoena – Mamelodi Sundowns [SA], Gabriel Amato – Cape Town City [SA], Siyabonga Mabena – Mamelodi Sundowns [SA], Luke Baartman – Capital City – [SA].