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Kamohelo Mokotjo receives South Africa call-up

Midfielder included in Bafana Bafana squad for game against Libya

28 August 2018

Kamohelo Mokotjo has been included in South Africa’s 22-man squad to take on Libya in a crucial Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier next mon.

Bafana Bafana welcome the North African nation to the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday 8 September, kick-off 3pm, looking to build on last June’s impressive 2-0 victory over Nigeria.

The squad is scheduled to assemble in Johannesburg for a Training Camp on Sunday 2 September, the day after our Sky Bet Championship clash with Nottingham Forest, before flying off to Durban on Monday.

The Seychelles complete Group E so, with the top two from each group likely to qualify, victory over The Mediterranean Knights would put Stuart Baxter’s charges in a strong position to qualify for next summer’s competition in Cameroon.

Kamohelo has been in the matchday squad for the last seven South African internationals, starting three of those matches and coming off the bench in another. In total, the midfielder has earned ten caps for his nation.

The 27-year-old has featured in all six of our matches in the Sky Bet Championship and Carabao Cup this term, captaining the team at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.

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