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Bafana departing for AFCON

2015-01-07 11:21
Bafana Bafana training (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana will depart for Gabon on Wednesday, 7 January 2015 en route to Equatorial Guinea for the CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015 tournament.

Read: Khuzwayo 100% confident

According to, the squad will now fly directly to Libreville, the capital of Gabon after they were initially scheduled to make an overnight stop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The South Africans are jetting off at 14:50, but will first meet the Minister of Sport and Recreation, the Honourable Fikile Mbalula, at 11:00 who will wish them well on their assignment.

The Minister will be accompanied by the President of the South African Football Association (SAFA) Dr Danny Jordaan at the Southern Sun Hotel OR Tambo international Airport in Johannesburg.

Fans can meet their heroes at airport around 13:00.

Full Bafana Bafana squad:

Goalkeepers: Brilliant Khuzwayo, Darren Keet, Jackson Mabokgwane

Defenders: Siyabonga Nhlapo, Patrick Phungwayo, Anele Ngcongca, Thulani Hlatshwayo, Mulomowandau Mathoho, Rivaldo Coetzee, Thabo Matlaba

Midfielders: Themba Zwane, Andile Jali, Reneilwe Letsholonyane, Bongani Zungu, Thamsanqa Sangweni, Dean Furman, Thuso Phala, Mandla Masango, Oupa Manyisa

Strikers: Bernard Parker, Tokelo Rantie, Bongani Ndulula, Sibusiso Vilakazi

Bafana Bafana's Group C fixtures:

January 19 - South Africa v Algeria, Estadio de Mongomo, 21:00

January 23 - Senegal v South Africa, Estadio de Mongomo, 21: 00

January 27 - Ghana v South Africa, Estadio de Mongomo, 20:00.

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