One of the most exciting talents to emerge from South Africa in recent years is Nhlakanipho Ntuli, the nineteen year old currently plying his trade in Netherlands at FC Twente. A product of the Orlando Pirates development system, ‘Nanana’ moved to the Netherlands the moment he turned eighteen, having signed a pre-contract a year earlier.
Rivaldo Coetzee may only be 18-years-old, but he is almost already a seasoned professional at both club and international level. The South African teenager, who plays for Ajax Cape Town, made his international debut at just seventeen in 2014, and has been a constant fixture in the national set-up ever since. And of course, with
20-year-old Riyaad Norodien had to wait a lot longer to make his senior debut than was originally anticipated due to a long contract dispute, but when he finally featured for Ajax Cape Town in South Africa in April 2015, the youngster who came through the club’s development system made an immediate impression. QUICK FACTS:
If you are reading this article chances are you enjoy football. Whether you watch casually, are a fan, or a fanatic, football is probably a big part of your daily life. I am (along with a lot of other people) not so privileged. I am a guy growing up in South Africa, Port Elizabeth to