- Former Kaizer Chiefs left-back Jimmy Jambo currently coaches the U-15 side at Naturena
- The youth mentor touched on some of the challenges presented by the nationwide lockdown
- Jambo feels the future is bright at Chiefs based on the talent at his disposal and the level of investment
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Briefly.co.za previously reported that the Amakhosi have suspended its youth development academy until further notice.
In a statement, the club explained that all youth levels from U-13 to U-19 were suspended until further notice.
The Multichoice Diski Challenge team players have also been asked to remain at home due to the league being discontinued.
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Coach of the U-15 side, Jimmy Jambo, touched on some of the challenges in keeping players motivated and fit during this turbulent period.
Jambo said, “The most challenges we encounter is that some of the youngsters come from disadvantaged families whereby managing school and training logistics pose a challenge. But as coaches, we chip in here and there to help the boys to achieve their goals."
The former Kaizer Chiefs left-back waxed lyrical about the talent at his disposal and feels that the future is bright.
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Via the club's website, Jambo revealed the work going on behind the scenes and the youth prospects.
Jambo added, "Developing players is a joint effort and requires team work. Otherwise, the future is bright for these youngsters. With the kind of support the Club is investing in the Academy, I trust Chiefs will never run out of talent.”
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