South Africa

Matthew Booth backs Ronwen Williams to step up in Itumeleng Khune

Booth not worried about Khune absence

Matthew Booth believes SuperSport United goalkeeper Ronwen Williams can step up for Bafana Bafana in Itumeleng Khune’s absence, while AmaZulu shot-stopper Siyabonga Mbatha is worth a look-in as third choice.

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Fact Box

Nickname: Bafana Bafana

Head coach: Stuart Baxter

Fifa ranking: 65 (June 2017)

CAF ranking: 12 (May 2017)

Records

First international: South Africa 1-0 Cameroon (7/7/92)

Biggest win: South Africa 5-0 Guatemala (31/5/10)

Biggest loss: 0-5 vs Brazil (5/3/2014, Friendly, Soccer City)

Previous Afcon appearances: 9

South Africa - First Team Squad

Goalkeepers

Ronwen Williams
Ronwen Williams
Squad Number:
Darren Keet
Squad Number: 1
Itumeleng Khune
Squad Number: 16

Defenders

Thamsanqa Mkhize
Thamsanqa Mkhize
Squad Number:
Sifiso Hlanti
Sifiso Hlanti
Squad Number:
Buhle Mkhwanazi
Squad Number:
Siyanda Xulu
Squad Number:
Thulani Hlatshwayo
Thulani Hlatshwayo
Squad Number: 14
Innocent Maela
Innocent Maela
Squad Number:
Ramahlwe Mphahlele
Squad Number: 2
Motjeka Madisha
Motjeka Madisha
Squad Number:

Midfielders

Thabo Nodada
Thabo Nodada
Squad Number:
Teboho Mokoena
Teboho Mokoena
Squad Number:
Lebogang Phiri
Lebogang Phiri
Squad Number:
Aubrey Modiba
Squad Number:
Thembinkosi Lorch
Thembinkosi Lorch
Squad Number:
Dean Furman
Squad Number: 15
Kamohelo Mokotjo
Squad Number:
Lebohang Maboe
Lebohang Maboe
Squad Number:
Hlompho Kekana
Squad Number:

Strikers

Lebogang Mothiba
Lebogang Mothiba
Squad Number:
Phakamani Mahlambi
Phakamani Mahlambi
Squad Number:
Percy Tau
Squad Number:
Dino Ndlovu
Dino Ndlovu
Squad Number:
Sibusiso Vilakazi
Squad Number: 10