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Bafana squad named for Mandela Challenge

2014-11-25 12:26
Shakes Mashaba (Supplied)
Shakes Mashaba (Supplied)
Cape Town - Shakes Mashaba has named his squad for the upcoming Nelson Mandela Challenge fixture against Ivory Coast.

Bafana Bafana have named their 23 man squad which will take on Ivory Coast on Sunday, November 30 at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.

With the fixture being played outside of the FIFA international dates, Mashaba opted to choose a squad made entirely of locally based players.

Mashaba has opted to rest several players that have starred for South Africa during their successful AFCON 2015 qualification campaign.

South Africa squad for Nelson Mandela Challenge:


Brilliant Khuzwayo (Kaizer Chiefs), Jackson Mabogkwane (Platinum Stars), Dumisani Msibi (SuperSport United)


Siyabonga Nhlapo (Bidvest Wits), Patrick Phungwayo (Orlando Pirates), Eric Mathoho (Kaizer Chiefs), Ntsikelelo Nyauza (Orlando Pirates), Qwandakwentsizwa Mngonyama (Maritzburg United), Aya Magqwaka (Ajax Cape Town), Thulani Hlatswhayo (Bidvest Wits), Siyabonga Zulu (Chippa United)


Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns), Mzikayise Mashaba (Mamelodi Sundowns), Oupa Manyisa (Orlando Pirates), Vuyisile Wana (Moroka Swallows), Fagrie Lakay (Santos), Jabulani Shongwe  (Bidvest Wits), Bongani Zungu (Mamelodi Sundowns), Asavela Mbekile (Mamelodi Sundowns)


Siyando Ngubo (Orlando Pirates), Puleng Tlolane (Polokwane City), David Zulu (Chippa United), Lerato Lamola (Bloemfontein Celtic)


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