JOHANNESBURG — The Bafana Bafana football squad for the Nelson Mandela Challenge match against Nigeria has been announced — and Gordon Igesund appears to have responded to fans’ calls for
Six Orlando Pirates players have been called up — with Jali receiving a much anticipated recall — however, with Bucs playing a crucial Champions League match against Zamalek on August 17, it looks unlikely they will be released.
The Mandela Challenge is set for August 14 at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.
Bafana then play Burkina Faso in the Nelson Mandela Sports Day on August 17.
Goalkeepers: Itumeleng Khune, Senzo Meyiwa, Wayne Sandilands.
Defenders: Tshepo Gumede, Thabo Nthethe, Anele Ngcongca, Thabo Matlaba, Bevan Fransman, Erick Mathoho, Tsepo Masilela, Siboniso Gaxa, Innocent Mdledle, Buhle Mkhwanazi, Thulani Hlatshwayo
Midfielders: Reneilwe Letsholonyane, Siphiwe Tshabalala, Dean Furman, Hlompho Kekana, Oupa Manyisa, Andile Jali, Thandani Ntshumayelo, Bongani Zungu, Thuso Phala, Daine Klate, Lerato Chabangu
Forwards: Bernard Parker, Tokelo Rantie, Lebogang Manyama, Luvuyo Nomandela