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Mashaba selects new-look Bafana squad

2015-10-12 07:15
Shakes Mashaba (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has announced a 26-man squad for the first leg of their CHAN 2016 qualifying clash with Angola.

South Africa saw off the challenge of Mauritius in the preliminary round of qualifiers, recording a 5-0 victory on aggregate.

Their next challenge is the Sable Antelopes, who defeated Swaziland in the previous round, with their first meeting set to take place at the Rand Stadium on 17 October.

The return leg is scheduled for Saturday, 24 October with a venue to be confirmed.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Nkosingiphile Gumede (Golden Arrows), Wayne Sandilands (Mamelodi Sundowns), Dumisani Msibi (Supersport Utd)

Defenders: Siyanda Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns), Wandisile Letlabika (Bloemfontein Celtics), Levy Mokgothu (Kaizer Chiefs), Thabo September (Supersport Utd), Madisha Motjeka (Mamelodi Sundowns), Mario Booysen (Mamelodi Sundowns), Rofhiwa Tshikovhi (Platinum Stars), Tebogo Moerane (Bidvest Wits)

Midfielders: Thabo Qalinge (Orlando Pirates), Thato Sithole (Jomo Cosmos), Thamsanqa Sangweni ( Chippa), Lyle Lakay (Bloemfontein Celtics), Mlungisi Mbunjane (Cape Town All Stars), Morne Nel (Supersport United), Vincent Pule (Bidvest Wits), Amigo Luvuyo Memela (Orlando Pirates), Michael Morton (Supersport Utd), Hendrik Pule Eksteen (Kaizer Chiefs)

Strikers: Bongani Ndulula (Kaizer Chiefs), Dumisane Zuma (Bloemfontein Celtics), Gift Motupa ( Orlando Pirates), Bradley Grobbler (Supersport Utd), Percy Tau (Mamelodi Sundowns)


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