Maritzburg United's Siyanda Xulu appointed Bafana captain for COSAFA Cup in Polokwane
Posted: 28 May 2018 Time: 11:02
Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has appointed Maritzburg United defender Siyanda Xulu as his captain for the COSAFA Cup.
Bafana will start the tournament in the quarterfinal stage on Sunday when they face the winners of Group A, which has Madagascar, Mozambique, Comoros and Mozambique.
In the opening matches of the competition this past Sunday, Madagascar beat Mozambique 2-1, while Comoros and Seychelles played to a 1-1 draw at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.
Baxter’s men held their first training session yesterday in preparation for the upcoming clash.
Xulu, who was nominated for the PSL Defender of the Season award, made his debut for South Africa on 15 June 2012 in a match against Gabon, when he replaced Morgan Gould in the 80th minute.