7 October 2019 – Molefi Ntseki will make his national team debut as Bafana Bafana head coach when he takes on Mali in the annual Nelson Mandela Challenge.

The match will be played in Port Elizabeth on Sunday, 13 October 2019 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Ntseki was meant to have led Bafana Bafana in what was to be his first assignment against Zambia last month, but the clash never materialised.

Now he says he is looking forward to being in charge in his first game – more so on a such a special occasion of the the commemoration of the late Nelson Mandela.

Ntseki was speaking when Bafana Bafana visited the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital on Monday.

Here’s what he had to say: