South Africa national under-17 football team
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The South Africa national under-17 football team, is a youth football (soccer) team, which represents South Africa and is controlled by the South African Football Association, the governing body for football in South Africa. The team's main objectives are to qualify and play at the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations and FIFA U-17 World Cup.
|Head coach||Molefi Ntseki|
|Most caps||Thamsanqa Ayanda Juqu|
|Top scorer||Sduduzo Lwazi Siwela|
|Africa U-17 Cup of Nations|
|Appearances||3 (first in 2005)|
|Best result||Runners-ups, 2015|
|FIFA U-17 World Cup|
|Appearances||1 (first in 2015)|
|Best result||Group Stage, 2015|
The team was started in 1993, when the SAFA decided to form an under-17 team. The team's greatest achievement to date include a second-place finish at the 2015 African U-17 Championship, hosted in Niger and qualifying for the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile.
The following 21 players were selected to compete in the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Head coach: Molefi Ntseki
FIFA U-17 World Cup recordEdit
Africa U-17 Cup of Nations recordEdit