Register Login Live

Laduma Cares

Can Youth Spur Ajax On?

Ajax Cape Town had a difficult start to their 2013/14 season, but as the games go on their young side are starting to find their feet.

The Urban Warriors’ head coach, Muhsin Ertugral, has often chosen youth over experience when selecting his team this season, with young players such as Keagan Dolly, Tariq Losper and Abubakker Mobara all playing a vital role.

Ajax have lost just two of their last nine games, winning five of them, as they pushed themselves up to eighth place in the league. 

The oldest regular in Ertugral’s side is Eleazar Rodgers, 28, while the majority of the team are on the lower side of 25-years-old. 

With the second half of the PSL season on the horizon, and Ajax still yet to make any big signings in the January transfer window, it looks as though Ertugral is happy to rely on his prodigies for the coming months. 

It remains to be seen if his young side can keep up their momentum going into 2014 or whether they will run out of steam as the season goes on.

Will Ajax’s youth continue to prosper this season?

comments

Top 5

Khune In Bafana's 26-man Squad For Ghana & Sudan

267 Mar 04, 2021 12:02 PM in Bafana

Pirates’ First CAF Group Match Venue Confirmed   

10 Mar 04, 2021 08:57 AM in Orlando Pirates

12 Players Who Snubbed Europe For Africa

5 Mar 04, 2021 07:28 PM in African Football

Swallows Take Decision On Chiefs Target

81 Mar 04, 2021 12:53 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

12 Players Who Snubbed Europe For Africa

5 Mar 04, 2021 07:28 PM in African Football

Swallows Take Decision On Chiefs Target

81 Mar 04, 2021 12:53 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

'Killer' Mphela's Chiefs Dream Starting XI

25 Mar 05, 2021 11:03 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Man Of The Hour – Peep Makaringe’s German Ride Flexes

1 Mar 03, 2021 12:13 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Money Matters – The Most Economic Rides In The PSL

Mar 03, 2021 02:57 PM in Stars & Their Cars

20 Players Who Left Downs To Play Abroad

8 Mar 04, 2021 08:00 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

18 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Big Name PSL Players With Contracts Expiring

31 Mar 04, 2021 07:21 AM in PSL

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Ivorian Striker To Force Exit, Pirates Move Pending?

19 Mar 04, 2021 10:23 AM in Orlando Pirates