Ajax Cape Town have promoted another teenager into the first team, with Luthando Matheza. The 18-year-old midfielder, from Gugulethu, has been with the Urban Warriors since the age of 12.
Roger De Sa, told the media, “It’s absolutely great to have another quality youngster in the squad. Luthando has come along very well with his progress throughout the youth ranks. He recently had a great Engen tournament where he won all the awards.
“He continued to develop after that and played a big part in our U19’s being so successful in Europe, winning two trophies over there. The next six months is vital for Luthando now, if he continues to develop on this path, he can definitely become the next Ajax star.”
Luthando Mathez has been hailed as a strong leader on the pitch as he has captained many youth team at Ikamva.