AFCON 2019: South Africa name 23-man squad against Nigeria

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Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group E qualifier against Nigeria in Soweto on November 17, South Africa has on Monday named a 23-man squad.

The squad according to Punch are:

Goalkeepers: Darren Keet (Wits), Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs)‚ Ronwen Williams (SuperSport Utd)

Defenders: Sifiso Hlanti, Thulani Hlatshwayo (capt), Buhle Mkhwanazi (all Wits)‚ Motjeka Madisha (Mamelodi Sundowns)‚ Innocent Maela (Orlando Pirates)‚ Thamsanqa Mkhize (Cape Town City), Ramahwle Mphahlele (Chiefs)‚ Siyanda Xulu (Maritzburg Utd)

Midfielders: Hlompho Kekana, Lebogang Maboe, Tiyani Mabunda (all Sundowns)‚ Thembinkosi Lorch, Vincent Pule (both Pirates)‚ Fortune Makaringe (Maritzburg Utd)‚ Teboho Mokoena (SuperSport)‚ Thulani Serero (Vitesse/NED)

Strikers: Lebo Mothiba (Strasbourg/FRA)‚ Dino Ndlovu (Zhejiang Greentown/CHN)‚ Percy Tau (Royal Union Saint/BEL), Themba Zwane (Sundowns)

Posted by Juliet Ekwebelam