Bafana Bafana

Bafana squad by numbers

2014-12-18 10:50
Bernard Parker (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Sport24 looks at all the numbers behind the provisional Bafana Bafana AFCON 2015 squad.

Read: No place for Khune in AFCON squad

Bafana Bafana's provisional squad by numbers:

2 - Two Orlando Pirates left backs have made the squad – Thabo Matlaba and Patrick Phungwayo.

4 - Number of leagues represented (South Africa’s PSL, Belgium’s Jupiter, Netherlands’ Eredvisie and England’s Championship).

11 - Siyabonga Mpontshane, Mzikayise Mashaba and Asavele Mbekile have played just 11 PSL games between them this season but still make the squad.

16 - Itumeleng Khune’s number 16 jersey will be free after the former captain’s exclusion.

19 - Number of clubs represented.

23 - South Africa’s final AFCON 2015 squad will be made up of 23 players.

30 - On December 30, 2015 Shakes Mashaba will name his final squad to travel to Equitorial Guinea.

34 - Number of players making up the provisional AFCON  2015 squad.

68 - Bernard Parker is the most capped player in the squad with 68 caps for the national team.


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk


Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.