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EXTRA TIME: Watch Orlando Pirates' Tercious Malepe on Amajita's pride

10:45 AM GMT 15/05/2017
Tercious Malepe
There's just a week to go before the South African U20 team kicks off their junior World Cup campaign in South Korea

Amajita captain, Tercious Malepe understands the pressure that comes with carrying the hopes of millions of South Africans but has assured the nation that the team will give it their best at the FIFA U20 World Cup in Korea.

The lanky defender led Amajita to an impressive fourth-place finish at the U20 AFCON in Zambia and will now be marshalling his troops at the world showpiece.

The squad arrived at its base camp in Suwon on Thursday evening after almost 24 hours of travelling.

Amajita kick off their World Cup campaign against Japan on Sunday, 21 March before taking on Italy and Uruguay in their other Group D fixtures.

Watch the Bucs youngster talk to the public on Youtube here.