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SA U-23 boss David Notoane hits out at accusations of favouritism, looks ahead to Tokyo Olympics

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Head coach of the South African Olympic Team, David Notoane. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)
Head coach of the South African Olympic Team, David Notoane. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

In an exclusive chat with Sport24, South Africa Under-23 head coach David Notoane vehemently dismisses any accusations of favouritism in selection while looking ahead to an exciting 2020 Tokyo Olympics campaign.

Notoane can be regarded as arguably the most important figure in South African football as he occupies the pivotal role as head coach of the country's next generation of emerging talent.

Aside from Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos who works exclusively with the best crop of senior men's footballers at the pinnacle of the country's football pyramid, Notoane oversees the very crucial development step from youth football into the senior team, which ultimately decides a nation's future football success.

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