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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

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

Defenders

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

Midfielders

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
Mandla Masango
Squad Number: 7
Andile Jali
Squad Number: 5
Sibusiso Vilakazi
Squad Number: 10

Strikers

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

KICK OFF POLL

Do or die for Bafana!

Bafana Bafana need to beat Ghana on Tuesday to keep their Nations Cup hopes alive.

How will Shakes Mashaba's boys do against the Black Stars?