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Coetzee named in U-23 squad

2015-11-19 11:49
Rivaldo Coetzee (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana centre back Rivaldo Coetzee has been included in coach Owen Da Gama's squad that will take part in the 2015 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations. 

Da Gama named a 19-man squad that will do battle at the continental showpiece in Senegal from November 28 to December 12. 

Bafana are grouped with hosts Senegal, Tunisia and Zambia at the tournament. 

The top three of the eight nations at the tournament will qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

SA U-23 squad:


Jody February (Ajax Cape Town), Ricardo Goss (Golden Arrows), Kyle Peters (Cape Town All Stars)


Tshepo Rikhotso (Bloemfontein Celtic), Kwanda Mngonyama (Maritzburg United), Rivaldo Coetzee (Ajax Cape Town), Zitha Macheke (Chippa United), Denwin Farmer (SuperSport United), Tebogo Moerane (Bidvest Wits)


Abbubaker Mobara (Ajax Cape Town), Gift Motupa (Orlando Pirates), Menzi Masuku (Orlando Pirates), Keagan Dolly (Mamelodi Sundowns), Phumlani Ntshangase (Bidvest Wits), Paseka Mako (Cape Town All Stars), Deolin Mekoa (Maritzburg United), Ryaad Norodien (Ajax Cape Town)


Phakamani Mahlambi (Bidvest Wits), Siphelele Ntshangase (Black Leopards), Sibusiso Sibeko (Golden Arrows), Dumisani Zuma (Bloemfontein Celtic)

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