Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba reiterated his desire to emulate the class of 1996.
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According to KickOff, Mashaba reveals that South Africa will not travel to Equatorial Guinea to just make up the numbers.
"We are going to compete. We are not there just to add numbers. We have felt your support," said Mashaba.
"The players we have are of the best quality."
"We are trying to emulate the success of 1996. There are more than just lessons to be learned."
Full Bafana Bafana squad:
Goalkeepers: Brilliant Khuzwayo, Darren Keet, Jackson Mabokgwane
Defenders: Siyabonga Nhlapo, Patrick Phungwayo, Anele Ngcongca, Thulani Hlatshwayo, Mulomowandau Mathoho, Rivaldo Coetzee, Thabo Matlaba
Midfielders: Themba Zwane, Andile Jali, Reneilwe Letsholonyane, Bongani Zungu, Thamsanqa Sangweni, Dean Furman, Thuso Phala, Mandla Masango, Oupa Manyisa
Strikers: Bernard Parker, Tokelo Rantie, Bongani Ndulula, Sibusiso Vilakazi
Bafana Bafana's Group C fixtures:
January 19 - South Africa v Algeria, Estadio de Mongomo, 21:00
January 23 - Senegal v South Africa, Estadio de Mongomo, 21: 00
January 27 - Ghana v South Africa, Estadio de Mongomo, 20:00.