South Africa Under-20 Men Get Italy, Japan, Uruguay In The 2017 Fifa World Cup Draw

Jonathan Jordan of South Africa (21) celebrates goal during the 2017 Total Zambia U-20 African Cup of Nations match between South Africa v Senegal at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola Zambia on 02 March 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

By Salawudeen Olawale

The South Africa under-20 men’s national team (Amajita) were drawn against Italy, Japan and Uruguay today Wednesday in the 2017 Fifa Under-20 World Cup, to be held in South Korea on May 20-June 11.

Recently crowned Afcon U20 champions Zambia will take on Portugal, Costa Rica and Iran.

Senegal, who finished runners-up after losing to hosts Zambia, got USA, Saudi Arabia and Ecuador.

The fourth African team Guinea have a tough task against Argentina, England and South Korea.


Group A : South Korea, Argentina, England, Guinea

Group B: Germany, Mexico, Venezuela, Vanuatu

Group C: Portugal, Costa Rica, Zambia, Iran

Group D: Uruguay, Japan, Italy, South Africa

Group E: France, New Zealand, Honduras, Vietnam

Group F: USA, Senegal, Saudi Arabia, Ecuador

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