Amajimbos captain, Nelson Maluleke, says the side are eager to get the ball rolling at the African Youth Championships in Niger.
The tournament gets underway on Sunday, 15 January 2015, while Amajimbos get start their campaign with a clash against Cote d'Ivoire and the skipper says they are ready for the challenge.
“We are eager to get the ball rolling; we have been here in Niamey for almost a week now and we are ready for the challenge. The team is looking good and we have somehow acclimatized to the hot conditions.” Maluleke said a in a statement released by SAFA.
“We will play to our strengths and the entire team is raring to go,”
Meanwhile, head coach, Molefi Ntseki believes a win will set the tone for their campaign.
“That will set the tone for our campaign. We have been here for a week now and are used to the conditions.
“We are going to throw everything into Monday’s encounter and if we come out unscathed, we will be on the way. We are very determined. We need to go to Chile, that is our main goal,” he added.