Stuart Baxter has announced the Bafana Bafana squad to take on Seychelles on 13 and 16 October 2018 in back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
South Africa are tied on four points with Libya at the summit of Group E standings after two games apiece while Seychelles lie fourth, having lost both their first two matches. The 23-man squad includes Cape Town City midfielder, Thabo Nodada who helped his team win the MTN8 this past weekend. This is his first national team call-up. Here’s the full squad.
Goalkeepers: Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs), Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United), Darren Keet (Bidvest Wits).
Defenders: Ramahlwe Mphahlele (Kaizer Chiefs), Motjeka Madisha, Thapelo Morena (Mamelodi Sundowns), Siyanda Xulu (Maritzburg United), Thulani Hlatshwayo, Buhle Mkwanazi, S’Fiso Hlanti (Bidvest Wits), Innocent Maela (Orlando Pirates).
Midfielders: Dean Furman, Teboho Mokoena (SuperSport United), Lebogang Maboe, Hlompho Kekana, Sibusiso Vilakazi (Mamelodi Sundowns), Thabo Nodada (Cape Town City), Kamohelo Mokotjo (Brentford), Vincent Pule (Orlando Pirates).
Strikers: Lebogang Phiri (Guingamp, France), Dino Ndlovu (Hangzhou, China), Percy Tau (Royal Union, Belgium), Lebo Mothiba (Racing Strasbourg, France), Phakamani Mahlambi (Mamelodi Sundowns).