Cape Town – Ahead of Bafana Bafana’s all important Sudan
clash, Brilliant Khuzwayo has seen his call-up as "a step in the right
Khuzwayo was called up to the national team following
scintillating performances in Kaizer Chiefs colours and the 24-year-old reveals
that “the job is not done yet.”
“Yes, it is a great feeling, but I still have a lot of work
to do. Definitely, a call up is an indication of a step in the right direction
for any player,” said Khuzwayo on his third call-up.
“I know most of the guys in the squad. It is now a matter of
gelling as a team,” continues the Umlazi-born goalkeeper.
“I have played under coach Mashaba before at the U-23s and
this selection comes as a great sign of confidence in my abilities. I hope to
work hard and keep pushing myself to become a regular in the national team.”
Khuzwayo played for the U-23’s on 29 occasions. He has one
Bafana Bafana cap to his name, making his debut against Equatorial Guinea on 6
January 2012. “That was when Pitso Mosimane was still the Bafana coach,”
Darren Keet and Siyabonga Mpontshane are the other two goalkeepers
called up by Shakes Mashaba. South Africa will be playing in their final 2015
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sudan at home and away against
Bafana’s match against Sudan is on Saturday, November 15 at
Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Kick-off is at 15:00.