After losing 2-1 to the Japanese in their opening Fifa U-20 World Cup game the boys are very eager to get a win against the Italians. The coach Thabo Senong has admitted that the loss has left a bitter taste in their mouths especially after missing numerous chances.
Two first team players from Bidvest Wits and Supersport, Reeve Frosier and Teboho Mokoena have arrived in Japan to boost the squad .
Despite their late arrival the coach is hoping that they will quickly settle in and be ready for the next game.
The Italians will also be looking for their first win after losing 1-0 to Uruguay. The encounter is set to take place at the Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon and Kick-off is scheduled for 10h00 South African time.
By Jimmy Modise