The South African Olympic team has been invited by the Palestinian government to play a friendly match against their Palestinian counterparts.
“We will use this friendly match as part of preparations for our upcoming All Africa Games qualifier against Sudan to be played on 21 March 2015, in Sudan. This team is on an interesting journey as we build up to the 2016 Rio Olympics.
“This is the beginning of assembling a quality pool of players; a lot of players are still going to be monitored. However, this is our starting point as we all know that the availability of players for the U23’s has always been a challenge. But we hope to find raw and exciting talent.
The 23-man squad to travel to Palestine: