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Nickname: Bafana Bafana

Head coach: Shakes Mashaba

Fifa ranking: 52 (January 2015)

CAF ranking: 12 (January 2015)

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: 8 

Africa Cup of Nations (1996)

South Africa - First Team Squad

Goalkeepers

Brilliant Khuzwayo
Squad Number: 16
Darren Keet
Squad Number: 1
Jackson Mabokgwane
Jackson Mabokgwane
Squad Number: 22

Defenders

Thulani Hlatshwayo
Thulani Hlatshwayo
Squad Number: 14
Ayanda Gcaba
Squad Number: 21
Rivaldo Coetzee
Squad Number: 2
Siyabonga Nhlapo
Siyabonga Nhlapo
Squad Number: 4
Thabo Matlaba
Squad Number: 11
Anele Ngcongca
Squad Number: 6
Mulomowandau Mathoho
Squad Number: 3

Midfielders

Mandla Masango
Squad Number: 7
Andile Jali
Squad Number: 5
Sibusiso Vilakazi
Squad Number: 10
Thamsanqa Sangweni
Squad Number: 13
Oupa Manyisa
Squad Number: 20
Bongani Zungu
Squad Number: 8
Reneilwe Letsholonyane
Squad Number: 12
Dean Furman
Squad Number: 15
Thuso Phala
Squad Number: 18
Themba Zwane
Themba Zwane
Squad Number: 19

Strikers

Tokelo Rantie
Squad Number: 23
Bongani Ndulula
Squad Number: 9
Bernard Parker
Squad Number: 17

KICK OFF POLL

Where did Bafana go wrong?

South Africa drew 1-1 with Senegal, giving themselves a tough task of qualifying for the quarter-finals. What do you think was the main problem?