Category: Bafana Bafana
Molefi Ntseki has been appointed as the new Bafana Bafana head coach. He is now officially taking over from Stuart Baxter.
Stuart Baxter has resigned as the football national team coach of South Africa.
Stuart Baxter announced his Africa Cup of Nations 23 men squad today. Three ABSA Premiership players did not make the cut. Those players are Kemit Erasmus, Fortune Makaringe and Ben Motshwari.
Here is the squad:-
Darren Keet – Bidvest Wits
Ronwen Williams – SuperSport United
Bryce Bvuma – Kaizer Chiefs
Daniel Cardoso – Kaizer Chiefs
Ramahlwe Mphahlele – Kaizer Chiefs
Thulani Hlatshwayo – Bidvest Wits
Innocent Maela – Orlando Pirates
Sifiso Hlanti – Bidvest Wits
Buhle Mkhwanazi – Bidvest Wits
Thamsanqa Mkhize – Cape Town City
Bongani Zungu – Amieans SC (France)
Dean Furman – SuperSport United
Kamohelo Mokotjo – Brentford (England)
Tiyani Mabunda – Mamelodi Sundowns
Thulani Serero – SBV Vitesse (Netherlands)
Thembinkosi Lorch – Orlando Pirates
Themba Zwane – Mamelodi Sundowns
Hlompho Kekana – Mamelodi Sundowns
Lebohang Mothiba – Strasborg (France)
Percy Tau – Royal Union Saint (Belgium)
Lars Veldwijk – Sparta Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Lebohang Maboe – Mamelodi Sundowns
Sibusiso Vilakazi – Mamelodi Sundowns
Keletso Makgalwa of Mamelodi Sundowns replaced Keagan Dolly in Bafana Bafana Cosafa Cup squad. Dolly got injured in the training and he has been ruled for the Cosafa Cup tournament.
Gift Links of Cape Town City replaced Phakamani Mahlambi of Mamelodi Sundowns in Bafana Bafana Cosafa Cup squad. According to David Notoane, Mahlambi was released to sort out his personal problems after he arrived late in the camp.
On this day two years ago Percy Tau scored his first goal for Bafana Bafana against Guinea-Bissau at Moses Mabhida Stadium
Saturday, 25 March 2017
South Africa 3-1 Guinea-Bissau, Moses Mabhida Stadium
Kermit Erasmus opened the scoring for the host. Percy Tau extended the lead for South Africa. Aldair Balde reduced the deficit for the visitors. Andile Jali sealed the win for Bafana Bafana through penalty spot.