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Yeye: I'm living my dream

2014-11-17 07:47
Reneilwe Letsholonyane (Supplied)

Cape Town - Bafana 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 A.

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 dream."

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 happy."

'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 this journey."

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