Bafana Bafana

Nthethe to lead Bafana

2014-03-05 16:27
Thabo Nthethe (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Mamelodi Sundowns defender Thabo Nthethe has been chosen to captain Bafana Bafana in their international friendly against Brazil at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday.

Nthethe takes the armband from regular captain Itumeleng Khune, who has been ruled out of the clash through injury.

Meanwhile, SuperSport United goalkeeper, Ronwen Williams has been handed his national debut by Gordon Igesund ahead of Senzo Meyiwa, who was drafted in at the last-minute to replace the injured Khune.

Teams:

South Africa: Ronwen Williams, Anele Ncongca, Thabo Matlaba, Bongani Khumalo, Thabo Nthethe, Dean Furman, Andile Jali, Thulani Serero, Daylon Claasen, Bernard Parker, Tokelo Rantie

Brazil: Júlio César, Rafinha, David Luiz, Thiago Silva, Marcelo, Paulinho, Fernandinho, Hulk, Oscar, Neymar, Fred

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