Interim head coach of the South African U-20 Men's National Team (Amajita), Helman Mkhelele, says they are aware of the huge responsibility on their shoulders to do well in the 2019 COSAFA U-20 Men's Championship scheduled for Lusaka, Zambia from 4 � 14 December.
As defending champions, Mkhalele says every team will be motivated to play against them, and his charges should be prepared for the challenges ahead.
The South Africans are in the same group as Lesotho, Madagascar and Maurius.
The squad leaves for Zambia on Tuesday, 3 December.
Source: South Africa Football Association