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nowhere to go Federico Valverde of Uruguay and South Africa’s Teboho Mokoena during yesterday’s match PHOTO: Joern Pollex / FIFA via Getty Images
nowhere to go Federico Valverde of Uruguay and South Africa’s Teboho Mokoena during yesterday’s match PHOTO: Joern Pollex / FIFA via Getty Images

After all the hype and all the promises, Amajita finished at the bottom of Group D at the Fifa Under-20 World Cup after a goalless draw against Uruguay. 

South African football’s Achilles heel – our failure to score and our inability to keep possession – was the team’s undoing. Amajita joined Guinea as the second African team to bow out. 

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