News reaching the Siya Crew is that Ajax Cape Town youngster Stefan van Neel has jetted off to Gauteng to join the club’s first team.
The Urban Warriors are in Pretoria for their midweek Absa Premiership fixture against University of Pretoria at the Tuks Stadium, in a match where the Cape-based side will be hopping to bag all three points on offer.
First choice keeper Sean Roberts picked up an injury leading up to the game in Tshwane and has subsequently been forced onto the sidelines. As a result, Van Neel has been called up to the first team and will be on the bench for tonight’s game.
Sander Westerveld will be expected to start for the Jan Versleijen-coached outfit as the team aim to secure the three points and leapfrog Black Leopards, who are currently in 14th place and on equal 17 points with Ajax.
Van Neel, who spent almost his entire junior career in the Ajax youth development structure, was promoted to the senior team at the start of the 2012/13 season and has since found himself in the match-day squad on several occasions.