---A Different Kind of Footballer---

 

 

ASD Cape Town is dedicated to helping young footballers achieve their potential - 

 sourcing, developing and placing into the local, national and worldwide professional game.

 

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"I know and believe I'm not the only one from ASD who will put on a Bafana jersey. The boys are quality and I believe ASD will give them good opportunities in Europe as they did me." 

 

-Ayanda Patosi, ASD 08-11, Lokeren and SA

 

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"I really hope my move will open more doors for ASD players in the MLS, because ASD has not only made me the player I am today, but also the character I am both on and off the field."

 

-Ethan Sampson, ASD 08-12, Vancouver White Caps

 

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"ASD is a great development team that takes rough diamonds and polishes them to near perfection.  I've learnt so much..."
 
- Devon Saal, ASD 08-12, Milano, SA

 

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"I will never forget what ASD have done for me.  I give credit to ASD for helping me secure my ASD dream and still consider myself a member of the ASD family."

 

-Sive Pekezela, ASD 2008-2011, Gefle IF, Sweden

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  • Outstanding for U17s - Sonwabile Khumalo
    Outstanding for U17s - Sonwabile Khumalo

Weekend of Wins for the Under17s and Under19s

Saturday 24th July 2010

 

Saxon Rovers 1

Under17s 2

 

The Under17s played a hard fought 1-2 away win against Saxon Rovers on Saturday. The match proved to be a difficult encounter for the boys due to the fact that all of the youngest players in the Under17 squad were fielded. Taking the lead as early as the 3rd minute through a goal by Sonwabile Khumalo, the match seemed headed for another big win. However, a very aggressive Saxon Rovers aided by a poor referee made it very difficult for the scholars to find some consistent rythym.

 

After sustained pressure in the second half, Saxon duly equalised through a good strike from outside the box that gave goalkeeper Kashief Trumpeter no chance. This lifted Saxon Rovers even more and Cape United found themselves under pressure. A clearance out of defence found Sonwabile Khumalo free in the centre of the field and he executed a great defence splitting pass for Chadwin Petersen to run onto and calmly finish for a final score of 1-2.

 

New player Mlibo Sotashe made his debut late in the second half and acquitted himself well. Outstanding for Cape United were Sonwabile Khumalo and Thembile Mapukata.

 

The Under15s secured a hard fought 1-1 draw with Western Cape Sports School and the Under13s beat Avendale Athletico 2-0.

 

Monday 26th July 2010

 

Camps Bay 0

Under19s 7 

 

On a cool evening and a grassless field, the Under19s easily beat Camps Bay 0-7 to advance to the quarter final stage.

 

The tone was set as early as the fifth minute when Ayanda Patosi scored from close range. During the first half, Cape United were too relaxed, compounded by questionable referreeing. 3 quick goals were scored in the last 15 minutes of the first half, through Devon Saal (2) and Ayanda Patosi. The second by Devon was a fantastic outside of the foot strike from the corner of the penalty area that seemed to be going wide but curled back into the top corner. Half time 0-4.

 

The second half showed more discipline in the passing completion and the Under19s easily dominated the game, scoring a further three goals. Devon Saal secured a hat trick, whilst Noer Lewis and Sibusiso Nkutha got on the scoresheet. Final score of 0-7.

 

 

The U/15 match vs. Ruyterwacht did not take place as the opponents did not arrive to play.