Mashaba names Bafana squad

New Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba named a squad of 34 players on Friday for the next two Caf Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sudan and Nigeria.


It was Mashaba’s first squad announcement since his appointment as head coach of the senior men’s national side last month.

Bafana Bafana travel to Khartoum to play Sudan on Friday, September 5 and host Nigeria in Cape Town on Wednesday, September 10.

South Africa squad: Goalkeepers: Itumeleng Khune, Senzo Meyiwa, Dumisani Msibi. Defenders: Anele Ngcongca, Ayabulela Magqwaka, Sibusiso Khumalo, Thulani Hlatshwayo, Buhlebuyeza Mkhwanazi, Erick Mathoho, Thabo Matlaba, Rivaldo Coetzee, Ramahlwe Mphahlele. Midfielders: Themba Zwane, Sibusiso Vilakazi, Oupa Manyisa, Andile Jali, Dean Furman, Ayanda Patosi, Mandla Masango, Keagan Dolly, Kamohelo Mokotjo. Strikers: Tokelo Rantie, Bongani Ndulula, Bonginkosi Ntuli, David Zulu.

Reserves: Darren Keet, Ronwen Williams, Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Bongani Zungu, Jabulani Shongwe, George Lebese, Percy Tau, Nhlakanipho Ntuli, Siyanda Ngubo.

– Sapa

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