The Golden Lions have included nine players from last year’s team in their 2017 U18 Craven Week squad.
The Lions’ returning Craven Week players are Helpmekaar trio David Cary, Mark Snyman and Dameon Venter, Monnas trio Tinus Combrinck, Christen van Niekerk and PJ Jacobs, KES duo Kennedy Mpeku and Keegan Glad and St Stithians’ Ntlabakanye Asanathi.
Coach Carl Spilhaus has included seven players each from KES and Monument, and three from Helpmekaar. Florida and Jeppe have two representatives each, while Parktown and St Stithians each have one.
Additionally, Kennedy Mpeku is joined in the squad by his twin brother Leon Mpeku, who missed out on selection last year.
Golden Lions U18 – Kennedy Mpeku (KES), Leon Mpeku (KES), Yanga Hlalu (KES), Marc Morrison (KES), Travis Gordon (KES), Keegan Glade (KES), Tyler Hayward (KES), Tinus Combrinck (Monument), PJ Jacobs (Monument), Stephan le Roux (Monument), Christen van Niekerk (Monument), Morne Brandon (Monument), Luke Rossouw (Monument), Franco Schutte (Monument), David Cary (Helpmekaar), Mark Snyman (Helpmekaar), Dameon Venter (Helpmekaar), Tino Swanepoel (Florida), Ruan Oosthuizen (Florida), Kegan Litchfield (Jeppe) Muzi Manyike (Jeppe), Nkosikhona Masuku (Parktown), Ntlabakanye Asanathi (St Stithians).
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