The South African men’s national U20 squad will finally get their 2019 Africa Games underway on Tuesday when they play Nigeria at the Stade Moulay stadium in Rabat, Morocco.

Amajita’s opening game against the hosts Morocco was ‘postponed’ on Friday owing to registration problems that they had with the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC).

On the CAF website, the game is reflecting as Morocco having received a walkover but SAFA has lodged an appeal against that outcome.

Amajita caretaker coach Helman Mkhalele has more on the state of readiness of his side. The Africa Games were previously known as the All Africa Games.

This will be a third meeting between Amajita and Nigeria this year after having met twice at the AFCON U20 earlier this year in Niger.

Nigeria were held to a 1-all draw in their opening game against Burkina Faso, Mkhalele says victory is possible on Tuesday.

Mkhalele who was an assistant to the former Amajita head coach Thabo Senong says they have a brought a team mixed with U17 players as they are looking at building a new Amajita team. – Report by Velile Mnyandu