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Bafana Squad Announcement

17 May 2012 The Touchline Expert

Bafana Bafana SquadCoach Pitso Mosimane announced the squad that will play against Ethiopia (3 June 2012), Botswana (9 June 2012) and Gabon (unconfirmed). The matches against “The Black Lions” of Ethiopia and “Dipitse” of Botswana are FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifiers.

There is a very familiar look to the squad list, with Pitso Mosimane in very few surprises. Tokelo Rantie is the only player looking to earn his first Bafana cap, whilst the ABSA Premiership’s top 2 strikers (Nomvethe & Rodgers) return to the national team set-up.

Goalkeepers Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs) Moeneeb Josephs (Orlando Pirates)
Wayne Sandilands (Mamelodi Sundowns) Darren Keet (KV Kortrijk)
Defenders Bongani Khumalo (Tottenham Hotspur) Tsepo Masilela (Getafe)
Punch Masenamela (Mamelodi Sundowns) Siboniso Gaxa (Kaizer Chiefs)
Erick Mathoho (Bloemfontein Celtic) Morgan Gould (SuperSport United)
Anele Ngcongca (Racing Club Genk) Siyabonga Sangweni (Orlando Pirates)
Midfielders Steven Pienaar (Everton) Siphiwe Tshabalala
Andile Jali (Orlando Pirates) Oupa Manyisa (Orlando Pirates)
Thanduyise Khuboni (Golden Arrows) May Mahlangu (Helsingborg IF)
Thulani Serero (Ajax Amsterdam) Lebohang Mokoena (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Teko Modise (Mamelodi Sundowns) Reneilwe Letsholonyane (both Kaizer Chiefs)
Mzikayise Mashaba (Free State Stars)
Forwards Katlego Mphela (Mamelodi Sundowns) Tokelo Rantie (Orlando Pirates)
Eleazar Rodgers (Santos) Siyabonga Nomvete (Moroka Swallows)

 

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