U/23 Mens Team

SA u23 to face Japan in Olympic preparation

SA u23 to face Japan in Olympic preparation

Olympics-bound South Africa u23 Men’s National Team will face Japan on 29 June in an international friendly match as part of preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August. The South Africans are in Group A with the hosts, Iraq and Denmark, while Japan has been drawn in B alongside Sweden, Colombia and Nigeria. […]

SA Olympic Team suffer from defensive errors

SA Olympic Team suffer from defensive errors

South Africa’s u23 Men’s National Team put up a gallant fight but lost 3-1 to host Brazil in a fast-paced international friendly match in Maceio, Brazil on Sunday night. This was part of Owen da Gama’s preparations for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics which will be held in Brazil’s cultural centre later this year. Rodrigo […]

Da Gama names u23 squad for Brazil friendly

Da Gama names u23 squad for Brazil friendly

South Africa’s u23 Men’s National Team coach Owen da Gama, has named a 22-man squad to face Brazil in an international friendly match scheduled for 27 March 2016 at Rei Pele Stadium in Maceio in the state of Alagoas, Brazil. The match kicks off 18h30 (SA time – 12H30 Sunday morning). The clash is part […]

SA U23 return game with Zim set for Harry Gwala

SA U23 return game with Zim set for Harry Gwala

The return leg of the Olympic Games qualifier between South Africa U23 and their Zimbabwean counterparts will take place at Harry Gwala Stadium, Pietermaritzburg on Saturday, 1 August and kicks off at 20h15. The two teams played to a 1-1 draw at Rufaro Stadium last week although Owen da Gama’s charges felt hard done by […]

Da Gama sees huge potential in this U23 side

Da Gama sees huge potential in this U23 side

SA U23 coach Owen Da Gama said he is seeing something special coming out of this squad. Speaking after watching his side ‘robbed’ of victory after putting up a sterling performance against Zimbabwe at Rufaro Stadium in the first leg of this Olympic qualifier on Sunday, Da Gama said the boys are looking hungry, focused […]

SA U23 Men’s National beat Egypt

SA U23 Men’s National beat Egypt

The U23 Men’s National Team beat Egypt 2-1 in an international friendly match on Friday evening at the Sugar Ray XuluStadium in Clermont, Durban. The South Africans conceded in the 19th minute of the match when Mohamed Hany GamalEldemerdash found the back line of South Africa pushing too high away from their goalkeeper. The South […]

Amajita make history

Amajita make history

The South African National Under-20 side, Amajita are through to the finals of the CAF Youth Championships after beating Cameroon 2-1 at Peter Mokaba Stadium to progress 3-2 on aggregate. Despite falling behind to an early strike by the visitors, Shakes Mashaba’s boys never lost their nerve and their 2-1 victory was true value of […]