Khune named Bafana captain

2017-03-29 06:02
PHOTO: Gallo ImagesItumeleng Khune of Kaizer Chiefs will captain Bafana Bafana in the upcoming international friendly matches against Guinea-Bissau and Angola.

PHOTO: Gallo ImagesItumeleng Khune of Kaizer Chiefs will captain Bafana Bafana in the upcoming international friendly matches against Guinea-Bissau and Angola.

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Itumeleng Khune will captain Bafana Bafana in the upcoming international friendly matches against Guinea-Bissau and Angola.

The announcement was made yesterday at the squad’s base camp in Durban.

Thulani Hlatshwayo, Dean Furman and Hlompho Kekana have been appointed as vice-captains.

Khune is the captain of Kaizer Chiefs, while the trio of Hlatshwayo, Furman and Kekana hold leadership positions at Bidvest Wits, Supersport­ United and Mamelodi Sundowns respectively.

All have worn the Bafana Bafana armband with the exception of Kekana.

Both Khune and Hlatshwayo have been alternating as captains in the Bafana set-up over the past few months.

Bafana Bafana face Guinea-Bissau at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday at 3 pm while their next fixture will be against Angola­ three days later (Tuesday, March 28) at Buffalo City Stadium in East London at 7 pm.

Owen da Gama will serve as caretaker coach.


— Sport24.

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