11 October 2019 – Molefi Ntseki will make his debut as head coach of Bafana Bafana when South Africa takes on Mali in the 2019 Nelson Mandela Challenge on Sunday, 13 October 2019 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Kickoff is at 15h00.

Ntseki is the former head coach of the South African U-17 Men’s National Team, former assistant coach of the South African U-20 Men’s National Team as well as former assistant coach of Bafana Bafana.

He also had a stint where he helped at Banyana Banyana.

Ntseki could have made his debut last month when Bafana Bafana was supposed to face Zambia in Lusaka in an international friendly match, but the fixture was called off.

The wait is almost over for him and he will be sitting on the bench as head coach for the first time in Port Elizabeth.

Here is what Ntseki had to say: