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Bafana midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane admits he was honoured to have reached
50 caps for his country after helping secure qualification to the 2015 Africa
Cup of Nations.
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Goals from Thulani Serero and Tokelo Rantie saw South Africa
dispatch Sudan 2-1 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium to guarantee top spot in Group
And, speaking after reaching his half-century, Kaizer Chiefs
midfielder Letsholonyane told his club's official website: "I'm happy and
honoured to have reached this milestone.
"I'm happy that I was honoured for living my
He added: "I wanted to play for my country when I was
young and never thought about this day, it eventually came and I'm so, so
'Yeye' made his debut against Malawi, in a friendly
international, on the 30th of September, 2008.
"I can't forget the Coaches who I worked with both in
the clubs and national team setup. I would not have reached this without the
players I played with for all the years,” said Letsholonyane.
He scored his first goal against Guatemala, in a friendly
international, on the 31st of May, 2010. The last goal he scored was against
Swaziland, in a friendly international, on the 15th of November, 2013.
"The fans and the South Africans have supported me even
when things were not going well. My family have been a pillar and support in