Amajimbos clinch silver in Lesotho Four Nations tournament

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Amajimbos finished as runners-up in the Four Nations tournament which took place in Maseru, Lesotho.

The U17 Select Side came close to winning gold at the Four Nations tournament in Maseru, Lesotho before losing 5-4 on penalties to the hosts.

After trailing 2-0 in the first half, Molefi Ntseki’s predominantly school going Amajimbos team fought back gallantly in the second half to equalise in a thrilling second stanza of the final played in blazing heat.

Rising striker, Boitumelo Radiopane was the toast of Amajimbos as he scored a brace in the second half to take the match to penalties.

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The hosts scored all their five spot kicks while the visitors saw one effort saved to settle for silver.

In the third and fourth place play off, South Africa B side walloped their Lesotho counterparts 3-0 to the win bronze tag.

South Africa juniors will return home on Sunday but will go into camp again in early January.

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