EXTRA TIME: Watch Neil Tovey's message for South Africa U17's World Cup team

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Bantwana coach Simphiwe Dludlu also named the final 21-member squad for the tournament in Uruguay

The SA girls team, Bantwana are in Group B with Mexico, Japan and Brazil, a difficult ask for this Under-17 World Cup.

“Trimming the squad to the final 21 was not an easy process because we had brought in talented players in our provisional squad to select from,” Dludlu told Safa Media.

“The technical staff had to sit down and we had long and tough decisions to make to reach the final squad. But I am glad with the final product and this team should make the country proud.”

In the videos below you can watch Bafana Bafana legend Neil Tovey and Safa's Head of Women's Football Fran Hilton-Smith convey their messages for Bantwana.

You can also read a comprehensive guide on the South African girls Under-17 team from Safa here.

 

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