Timmy T Maranda
South Africa thumped Lesotho 7-0 on Sunday at Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
to record their first victory in the Cosafa U20 Championship and to move into second position in Group A.
Goals from Rowan Human, Oshwin Appollis, Tshepo Myeni and a hatrick by Sinenjongo Mkiva were enough to help Amajita record a convincing win against Lesotho.
Amajita started the campaign with a 2-2 draw against Warriors of Zimbabwe on Friday last week.
With a spot for Total U-20 African Cup nations in Mauritania up for grabs, South Africa U20 had to win with a high score. Only the top team in each pool as well as the best-placed runner-up advance to the semi finals.
Amajita Coach Helman Mkhelele told Scrolla.africa that he was satisfied with his team’s performance.
“We didn’t start well but we didn’t lose points and I knew we would bounce back. I still feel we should have won against Zimbabwe but we made mistakes defensively”. Said Mkhelele.
Amajita will face Group A log leader Mozambique in the qualifying decider match on Tuesday, 8th of December 2020 at Wolfson Stadium, Kickoff 15h30.