Helman Mkhalele has named his Bafana Bafana captain and vice-captains for the upcoming Cosafa Cup tournament this month.
Mkhalele will take charge of the South African national team for the tournament, set to get under way in Gqeberha on 6 July with Bafana taking on Botswana in the opening match of the tournament.
AmaZulu goalkeeper Veli Mothwa has been named as the national team captain for the tournament, while his club teammate Siyethemba Sithebe and Mamelodi Sundowns defender Rushine de Reuck were appointed as his vice-captains.
Bafana Bafana announced the news on their official social media platforms this past Sunday.
Coach @Helman_Mkhaleke has announced that Veli Mothwa from @amazulu will wear the Captains armband while Rushine De Reuk @sundowns and Siyathemba Sithebe @amazulu will deputise. @Cosafamedia @SAFA_Net pic.twitter.com/1FDkO3P0h5
— Bafana Bafana (@BafanaBafana) July 4, 2021
Bafana Bafana are set to take on Botswana in their opening match of the Cosafa Cup on Tuesday before they face Eswatini on Friday, 9 July and ending the group stages against Lesotho on 14 July.
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