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Amajita learn potential World Cup fate

Amajita coach Thabo Senong. Pic: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Amajita coach Thabo Senong. Pic: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

The South African Under-20 side will take on Brazil at the 2015 Fifa World Under-20 Championships if they can win the CAF African Under-20 Championships in Senegal.

Fifa today conducted the draw for the World Under-20 tournament, which takes place in New Zealand from May 30 to June 20.

Before that, Amajita will play in Senegal between March 8 and 22, with the semifinalists at the African Under-20 Championships guaranteed a place at the World Cup.

South Africa have been drawn in Group B in Senegal with Ghana, Mali and Zambia. If they can go on and with the competition, they will be in Group E at the World Cup, alongside Brazil, South Korea and Hungary.

If they finish runners-up, the will play in Group D with Mexico, Uruguay and Serbia. If they finish third, they will go up against Argentina, Panama and Austria in Group B, and a fourth-place finish in Senegal would pit them against Qatar, Colombia and Portugual in Group C.

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