More Worries For Senong To Select FIFA u20 World Cup Squad

Siboniso Mawandla | The Republic Mail

By Modumo Mokonoto

The South African u20 men national team’s Coach Thabo Senong has been given a great challenge to pick the best 21 players to represent the country at the FIFA u20 World Cup, which will take place in South Korea.

The Tournament will start from 20 May – 11 June 2017.

Senong is one of the assistant coaches of Bafana Bafana and has shown interest in by turning his attention on the upcoming football showpiece.

Amajita will be based in Suwon for their group D clashes against Japan, Italy and Uruguay.

Senong says he has a difficult task ahead of him in selecting their final team but insist he will keep the core of the squad and most of the players have been together for the past year.

“Continuity is key, we have been with most of these players for the last 12 months or so, and when we select the final team we need to start from scratch.

Most of them have been together for some time and I can confirm now that we are facing a huge challenge to select the 21 players needed for the tournament,” said Senong.