Notoane names prelim Olympic squad with 27 defenders‚ 24 midfielders‚ 19 strikers‚ 8 goalies

“We have a lot of hard work ahead of us to ensure that we take only the best to represent South Africa at this big stage‚.”

19.2.2020

“We have a lot of hard work ahead of us to ensure that we take only the best to represent South Africa at this big stage‚.”

SA under-23 coach David Notoane has named a huge provisional squad of 78 potential players‚ who will eventually be whittled down to a final 22‚ for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games men’s football tournament.

“We have a lot of hard work ahead of us to ensure that we take only the best to represent South Africa at this big stage‚” Notoane said.“We are confident that the group we will choose will do the business for the country‚ but for now we are monitoring all of them to see if they can make the final squad.”

Bafana strikers Percy Tau and Lebohang Mothiba are included as over-23 players‚ as is Gift Motupa (Bidvest Wits)‚ Judas Moseamedi (Maritzburg United) and Bonginkosi Ntuli (AmaZulu).

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Notoane names prelim Olympic squad with 27 defenders‚ 24 midfielders‚ 19 strikers‚ 8 goaliesSA under-23 coach David Notoane has named a huge provisional squad of 78 potential players‚ who will eventually be whittled down to a final 22‚ for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games men’s football tournament.

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