Bafana Bafana will meet Zambia in an international friendly tie next month. Bafana squad of 23 players has been announced on Friday.
The players called up have been released by Interim South Africa coach Molefi Ntseki in a press conference on Friday.
In the Bafana Bafana and Zambia, the Bafana squad is different from that which participated in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt under coach Stuart Baxter, who resigned immediately after the Bafana tournament exit.
The friendly tie is to be played on Saturday, 7 September 2019 at Lusaka’s Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka, kick off at 15h00 CET.
This match is aimed at preparing South Africa for the upcoming back-to-back 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Ghana and Sudan scheduled for November 2019.
The Interim Coach is Molefi Ntseki.
Bafana Bafana squad:
Goalkeepers: Darren Keet (OH Leuven FC, Belgium), Ronwen Williams (Supersport United), Brandon Petersen (Bidvest Wits).
Defenders: Eric Mathoho (Kaizer Chiefs), Buhle Mkhwanazi, Thulani Hlatshwayo (Wits), Thapelo Morena (Mamelodi Sundowns), Thamsanqa Mkhize, Thato Mokeke (CT City), Innocent Maela (Orlando Pirates)
Midfielders: Kamohelo Mokotjo (Brentford FC), Rivaldo Coetzee, Lebogang Maboe, (Sundowns), Dean Furman (SS), Lebogang Phiri (Guingamp), Bongani Zungu (Amiens), Thembinkosi Lorch (Orlando Pirates), Thulani Serero (Vitesse), Percy Tau (Club Brugge), Keagan Dolly (Montpellier).
Forwards: Lebo Mothiba (Strasbourg, France), Bradley Grobler (Supersport United), Kermit Erasmus (Cape Town City).