The service will start at 5.30pm.
"His funeral will be held on Saturday at the University of Zululand. The proceedings will begin at 9am and then we will proceed to the cemetery at around 11.30am," said AmaZulu PRO Philani Mabaso.
Mkhwanazi was found unconscious is in his room last Thursday night and by the time he reached the hospital, he was declared dead by the doctors.
"The players are still devastated by his untimely death and to make matters worse they were the ones who found him unconscious on Thursday. They could see his life coming to an end in front of their eyes - that can be devastating to anyone," explained Mabaso.