Veli Mothwa capped has been appointed as Bafana Bafana captain for the COSAFA Cup and has been mentored by the legendary Benni McCarthy.
The Amazulu goalkeeper became nominated as one in every of the most effective three goalkeepers in the 2020/21 DStv Premiership.
MOTHWA’S MAGNIFICENT SEASON UNDER MCCARTHY
The captaincy armband is the cherry on top of a the truth is incredible and life-changing season for Mothwa.
McCarthy’s first-choice goalkeeper lead from the front with his performances on the pitch. The Bafana Bafana icon had a obvious influence on his AmaZulu keeper.
Albeit in totally totally different positions, there are striking similarities in their attitudes and mindset. McCarthy backed himself against the odds and became rewarded for his self belief.
To this day, McCarthy is nonetheless the most effective South African player to have ever obtained the UEFA Champions League.
Winning the European membership tournament with Porto assist in 2004 and became coached by Jose Mourinho, a memoir of the sport.
Now, Mothwa is led by McCarthy and his self belief has taken him all the map to the nationwide side. He is the man role to captain Bafana Bafana in the COSAFA Cup. Mothwa’s bravery became key to his side’s success this season.
AmaZulu has made history, finishing above both Soweto giants for the first time. Completing their perfect ever finish in the PSL after finishing 2nd.
McCarthy might just now not be half of the present nationwide role-up however the lessons he has taught Mothwa will lift by to the nationwide side.
Mothwa has gained wisdom and self belief from McCarthy.