Bafana Bafana

Furman humbled by support

2014-11-17 16:44
Dean Furman (Supplied)
Dean Furman (Supplied)

Cape Town - New Bafana Bafana captain, Dean Furman, says he is humbled by the support given to him and the national team.

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Doncaster Rovers midfielder Dean Furman is the latest player given the honour of leading Bafana Bafana and the hard-working midfielder is grateful for the support given to him and his national teammates.

According to KickOff.com, Furman was greeted by a large Durban crowd with "Mluuuungu" and "Deeeean" during the opening stages of the fixture against Sudan.

“The kind of support I've received personally is quite unbelievable,” he says.

Furman hailed the country's incredible support for the national team, saying that it spurred the team on.

Bafana Bafana tackle Nigeria at the Uyo International Stadium in Nigeria on Wednesday evening in their final 2015 AFCON qualifier.

Shakes Mashaba's men guaranteed qualification for the continental showpiece when they saw off Sudan 2-1 on Saturday.

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