As our U20 side took on Cameroon on Sunday afternoon in the first-leg of the African Youth Championships, two names were missing for me- Rivaldo Coetzee and Abbubaker Mobara.
These two Ajax Cape Town players hold all the credentials worthy of a national team call-up to the Amajita, but neither were present in the 1-1 draw.
Whether this is because Ajax play against Polokwane City on Tuesday evening, we are not sure, but Shakes Mashaba has offered no explanation as to why these two talents aren’t in the team.
Am I wrong to say they are deserved of a place?
They were both two of the Urban Warriors’ bright stars in a troubled campaign last season, and they also played a crucial role in the 1-0 win over Mamelodi Sundowns last Wednesday.
Just a thought…