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πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ South African Youth Day: All the teenagers that played PSL football this season

Today is June 16 and the nation of South Africa celebrates Youth Day in commemoration of the 1976 Soweto Uprisings.

So what about a football take on this special day?

We took a quick look at all the players aged 19 and younger who made top flight appearances this season, with SuperSport United emerging as the most youthful club this term. A total of nine of 16 PSL teams have given a total of 12 under 19s a chance.

Here’s the full list from youngest to oldest:

Ally Msengi

  • Stellenbosch FC
  • Defensive Midfield
  • 18 years

Oswin Appollis

  • SuperSport United
  • Attacking Midfield
  • 18 years

Rowan Human

  • Bidvest Wits FC
  • Attacking Midfield
  • 18 years

Bongokuhle Hlongwane

  • Maritzburg United FC
  • Centre-Forward
  • 19 years

Thabiso Monyane

  • Orlando Pirates
  • Right-Back
  • 19 years

Molahlehi Khunyedi

  • Bidvest Wits FC
  • Attacker
  • 19 years

Luke Fleurs

  • SuperSport United
  • Centre-Back
  • 19 years

Sphesihle Maduna

  • AmaZulu FC
  • Attacker
  • 19 years

Goodman Mosele

  • Baroka FC
  • Central Midfield
  • 19 years

Evidence Makgopa

  • Baroka FC
  • Centre Forward
  • 19 years

Njabulo Blom

  • Kaizer Chiefs
  • Centre Back
  • 19 years

Thalente Mbatha

  • Highlands Park FC
  • Central Midfield
  • 19 years.

With this many kids getting a chance in the elite division, there’s really some hope for Bafana Bafana to improve.

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