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SA Young Star Impress Overseas Clubs At 13

Limpopo Youngster Makes Progress In His Career

By Soccer Laduma - Feb 07, 2018 07:00 PM

A 13-year-old Limpopo youngster received a call-up to the South African Under-17 national team.

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Xolani Muleya is a product of the Under-12 Danone Nations Cup Soccer Tournament, which has produced players that have gone on to compete in the PSL and overseas.  

Muleya, who played for Benny’s Sports Development Academy at the Danone Nations Cup world finals in 2016, was called up to the SA U17 team for the match against Lesotho in December. 

“Since its inception in 2000, the under-12 Danone Nations Cup soccer tournament has produced many players that have gone on to compete for top PSL and international clubs and some have gone on to be members of various national teams.  

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“A player that is destined be one of the tournament’s success stories is Xolani Muleya. This 13-year old, who competed for Benny’s Sports Development Academy at the Danone Nations Cup world finals in 2016, was called up to the SA national under-17 team in December to compete against Lesotho. 

“Xolani made a massive difference to the team that went to France for the world finals where he showed his versatility by playing defence, midfield and striker. His performance caught the attention of other countries who rated him highly as a future star,” youth tournament organisers stated. 

The youngster is delighted for having already represented SA at such a young age.  

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“It was great to get an opportunity to represent my country. I’m happy I can make my father Fortune Ndlovu proud. He is my role model. My father attends all my matches, no matter how far he has to travel. Seeing him in the stands helps with my confidence and enables me to play better,” said the youngster. 


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blackmeteor Feb 07, 2018 08:09 PM
Impressive for a 13 year old..............Who is the 20 year old in the picture?

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