Bafana name squad for blockbuster France clash


Head coach Hugo Broos on Tuesday named a 29-man preliminary squad to face France and Guinea in two March Internationals Friendlies.

Bafana are set to face Guinea in Belgium on 25 March before facing France - ranked third in the FIFA world rankings - in Lille four days later on 29 March 2022.

The team will assemble a day before departure and then travel to Paris on Monday, 21 March.

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Bafana preliminary 29-man squad:

Goalkeepers: Ronwen Williams (Supersport United), Bruce Bvuma (Kaizer Chiefs), Veli Mothwa (AmaZulu), Brandon Petersen (Kaizer Chiefs)

Defenders: Sydney Mobbie (Sekhukhune), Siyanda Xulu, Terrence Masego (Cape Town City), Nkosinathi Sibisi (Golden Arrows), Sbonelo Cele (Golden Arrows), Veluyeke Zulu (Chippa United), Rivaldo Coetzee (Mamelodi Sundowns), Athenkosi Mcaba (Stellenbosch FC), Rushine De Reucke (Mamelodi Sundowns), Khuliso Mudau (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Midfielders: Keagan Dolly (Kaizer Chiefs) Mduduzi Mdantsane (Cape Town City), Ethan Brooks (TS Galaxy), Lyle Lakay (Mamelodi Sundowns), Thabang Monare (Orlando Pirates), Teboho Mokoena (Mamelodi Sundowns), Goodman Mosele (Orlando Pirates), Bandile Shandu (Orlando Pirates), Pule Mmodi (Golden Arrows)

Strikers: Victor Letsoalo (Royal AM), Fagrie Lakay (Pyramid), Percy Tau (Al Ahly), Bongokuhle Hlongwane (Minnesota), Lyle Foster (Westerlo), Evidence Makgopa (Baroka)

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