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South Africa
Nickname(s) Bafana Bafana
Association South African Football Association
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Ephraim Mashaba
FIFA code RSA


Players

Current squad

As of March 2016

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Senzo Meyiwa 24 September 1987 (1987-09-24) (age 29) 4 0 Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates
1GK Darren Keet 5 August 1989 (1989-08-05) (age 28) 1 0 Belgium Kortrijk
1GK Dumisani Msibi 1 May 1995 (1995-05-01) (age 22) 0 0 Flag of South Africa SuperSport United
2DF Anele Ngcongca 20 October 1987 (1987-10-20) (age 29) 37 0 Belgium Racing Genk
2DF Thabo Matlaba 13 December 1987 (1987-12-13) (age 29) 12 1 Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates
2DF Eric Mathoho 1 March 1990 (1990-03-01) (age 27) 11 0 Flag of South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
2DF Thulani Hlatshwayo 18 December 1989 (1989-12-18) (age 27) 9 0 Flag of South Africa Bidvest Wits
2DF Tefu Mashamaite 27 September 1984 (1984-09-27) (age 32) 3 0 Flag of South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
2DF Sibusiso Khumalo 7 September 1989 (1989-09-07) (age 28) 1 0 Flag of South Africa SuperSport United
2DF Rivaldo Coetzee 16 October 1996 (1996-10-16) (age 20) 0 0 Flag of South Africa Ajax Cape Town
2DF Ayabulela Magqwaka 12 January 1996 (1996-01-12) (age 21) 0 0 Flag of South Africa Ajax Cape Town
2DF Kwanda Mngonyama 25 September 1993 (1993-09-25) (age 23) 0 0 Flag of South Africa Maritzburg United
2DF Kgosi Ntlhe 21 February 1994 (1994-02-21) (age 23) 1 0 England Peterborough United
3MF Reneilwe Letsholonyane 9 June 1982 (1982-06-09) (age 35) 48 2 Flag of South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
3MF Dean Furman 22 June 1988 (1988-06-22) (age 29) 20 1 England Doncaster Rovers
3MF Andile Jali 10 April 1990 (1990-04-10) (age 27) 18 1 Belgium Oostende
3MF Thulani Serero 11 April 1990 (1990-04-11) (age 27) 16 0 Netherlands Ajax
3MF Oupa Manyisa 30 July 1988 (1988-07-30) (age 29) 15 0 Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates
3MF Sibusiso Vilakazi 29 December 1989 (1989-12-29) (age 27) 6 2 Flag of South Africa Bidvest Wits
3MF Mandla Masango 18 July 1989 (1989-07-18) (age 28) 4 1 Flag of South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
3MF Themba Zwane 3 August 1989 (1989-08-03) (age 28) 4 0 Flag of South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns
3MF Keagan Dolly 22 January 1993 (1993-01-22) (age 24) 1 0 Flag of South Africa Ajax Cape Town
4FW Tokelo Rantie 8 September 1990 (1990-09-08) (age 27) 22 4 England Bournemouth
4FW Kermit Erasmus 8 July 1990 (1990-07-08) (age 27) 8 1 Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates
4FW Bongani Ndulula 29 November 1989 (1989-11-29) (age 27) 2 1 Flag of South Africa AmaZulu
4FW Fagrie Lakay 31 May 1997 (1997-05-31) (age 20) 0 0 Flag of South Africa Santos Cape Town
4FW David Zulu 27 April 1986 (1986-04-27) (age 31) 0 0 Flag of South Africa Chippa United

Recent call-ups

The following players were called up to a squad in the last 12 months. Caps and goals relate to the time at which the matches were played.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Ronwen Williams 21 January 1992 (1992-01-21) (age 25) 2 0 Flag of South Africa SuperSport United v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
GK Itumeleng Khune 20 June 1987 (1987-06-20) (age 30) 64 0 Flag of South Africa Kaizer Chiefs v. Flag of Australia.png Australia; 26 May 2014
GK Moeneeb Josephs 19 May 1980 (1980-05-19) (age 37) 23 0 Flag of South Africa Bidvest Wits 2014 African Nations Championship
GK Siyabonga Mpontshane 17 April 1986 (1986-04-17) (age 31) 0 0 Flag of South Africa Platinum Stars 2014 African Nations Championship
DF Ramahlwe Mphahlele 1 February 1990 (1990-02-01) (age 27) 0 0 Flag of South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns v. Flag of Niger.png Niger; 10 September 2014
DF Bongani Khumalo 6 January 1987 (1987-01-06) (age 30) 42 1 England Doncaster Rovers v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
DF Thabo Nthethe 3 October 1984 (1984-10-03) (age 32) 21 1 Flag of South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
DF Buhle Mkhwanazi 1 February 1990 (1990-02-01) (age 27) 9 0 Flag of South Africa University of Pretoria v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
DF Thato Mokeke 7 August 1990 (1990-08-07) (age 27) 4 0 Flag of South Africa SuperSport United v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
DF Tsepo Masilela 5 May 1985 (1985-05-05) (age 32) 51 0 Flag of South Africa Kaizer Chiefs v. Flag of Australia.png Australia; 26 May 2014
DF Siyanda Xulu 30 December 1991 (1991-12-30) (age 25) 4 0 Flag of Russia Good One Rostov v. Flag of Australia.png Australia; 26 May 2014
DF Bryce Moon 6 April 1986 (1986-04-06) (age 31) 18 1 Flag of South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns 2014 African Nations Championship
DF Vuyo Mere 5 March 1984 (1984-03-05) (age 33) 12 0 Flag of South Africa Platinum Stars 2014 African Nations Championship
DF Tshepo Gumede 21 April 1991 (1991-04-21) (age 26) 6 0 Flag of South Africa Platinum Stars 2014 African Nations Championship
DF Tebogo Langerman 6 May 1986 (1986-05-06) (age 31) 3 0 Flag of South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns 2014 African Nations Championship
DF Happy Jele 1 January 1987 (1987-01-01) (age 30) 3 0 Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates v. Flag of Spain.png Spain; 19 November 2013
DF Rooi Mahamutsa 26 October 1981 (1981-10-26) (age 35) 3 0 Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates v. Flag of Spain.png Spain; 19 November 2013
DF Kgosi Ntlhe 21 February 1994 (1994-02-21) (age 23) 1 0 England Peterborough United v. Morocco.png Morocco; 11 October 2013
MF Kamohelo Mokotjo 11 March 1991 (1991-03-11) (age 26) 2 0 Netherlands Twente v. Flag of Niger.png Niger; 10 September 2014
MF Hlompho Kekana 23 May 1985 (1985-05-23) (age 32) 14 3 Flag of South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
MF Thuso Phala 27 May 1986 (1986-05-27) (age 31) 13 0 Flag of South Africa SuperSport United v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
MF Bongani Zungu 9 October 1992 (1992-10-09) (age 24) 9 1 Flag of South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
MF Ayanda Patosi 31 October 1992 (1992-10-31) (age 24) 5 1 Belgium Lokeren v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
MF Siyabonga Nhlapo 23 December 1988 (1988-12-23) (age 28) 2 0 Flag of South Africa Bidvest Wits v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
MF Siphiwe Tshabalala 25 September 1984 (1984-09-25) (age 32) 88 12 Flag of South Africa Kaizer Chiefs v. Flag of Australia.png Australia; 26 May 2014
MF Kagisho Dikgacoi 24 November 1984 (1984-11-24) (age 32) 54 2 Flag of Wales Cardiff City v. Flag of Australia.png Australia; 26 May 2014
MF Daylon Claasen 28 January 1990 (1990-01-28) (age 27) 10 0 Germany 1860 München v. Brazil.png Brazil; 5 March 2014
MF Lindokuhle Mbatha 25 June 1985 (1985-06-25) (age 32) 3 0 Flag of South Africa Platinum Stars v. Brazil.png Brazil; 5 March 2014
MF Lerato Chabangu 15 August 1985 (1985-08-15) (age 32) 31 2 Flag of South Africa Moroka Swallows 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Matty Pattison 27 October 1986 (1986-10-27) (age 30) 5 0 Flag of South Africa Bidvest Wits 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Asavela Mbekile 1 November 1986 (1986-11-01) (age 30) 2 0 Flag of South Africa Moroka Swallows 2014 African Nations Championship
MF Daine Klate 25 February 1985 (1985-02-25) (age 32) 13 1 Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates v. Flag of Spain.png Spain; 19 November 2013
FW Nhlakanipho Ntuli 10 February 1996 (1996-02-10) (age 21) 0 0 Netherlands Twente v. Flag of Niger.png Niger; 10 September 2014
FW Ntsikelelo Nyauza 10 May 1990 (1990-05-10) (age 27) 0 0 Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates v. Flag of Niger.png Niger; 10 September 2014
FW Siphelele Mthembu 15 August 1987 (1987-08-15) (age 30) 3 0 Flag of South Africa Platinum Stars v. Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand; 30 May 2014
FW Bernard Parker 16 March 1986 (1986-03-16) (age 31) 68 23 Flag of South Africa Kaizer Chiefs v. Flag of Australia.png Australia; 26 May 2014
FW Dino Ndlovu 15 February 1990 (1990-02-15) (age 27) 4 0 Flag of South Africa SuperSport United v. Brazil.png Brazil; 5 March 2014
FW Katlego Mashego 18 May 1982 (1982-05-18) (age 35) 24 2 Flag of South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns 2014 African Nations Championship
FW Edward Manqele 16 June 1987 (1987-06-16) (age 30) 6 0 Flag of South Africa Moroka Swallows 2014 African Nations Championship
FW Ryan Chapman 14 April 1987 (1987-04-14) (age 30) 1 0 Flag of South Africa Bidvest Wits 2014 African Nations Championship
FW Lennox Bacela 13 April 1983 (1983-04-13) (age 34) 1 0 Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates v. Flag of Spain.png Spain; 19 November 2013
Notes

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRS Player withdrew from the squad for personal reasons.
RPL Player was called up as a replacement.
WDR Player withdrawn from the squad by his club.

External links

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League competitions The SAFA Cup competitions
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South Africa
South Africa – 2002 FIFA World Cup

1. Vonk 2. Nzama 3. Carnell 4. A. Mokoena 5. Lekgetho 6. Sibaya 7. Fortune 8. Mngomeni 9. Mukansi 10. Mnguni 11. Pule 12. T. Mokoena 13. Issa 14. Nomvethe 15. Zuma 16. Arendse 17. McCarthy 18. Buckley 19. Radebe (c) 20. Marlin 21. Pienaar 22. Molefe 23. Koumantarakis

Template:South Africa squad (2008 Africa Cup of Nations) Template:South Africa squad (2009 FIFA Confederations Cup)

South Africa
South Africa – 2010 FIFA World Cup - Group stage (A)

1. Josephs 2. Gaxa 3. Masilela 4. Mokoena (c) 5. Ngcongca 6. Sibaya 7. Davids 8. Tshabalala 9. Mphela 10. Pienaar 11. Modise 12. Letsholonyane 13. Dikgacoi 14. Booth 15. Thwala 16. Khune 17. Parker 18. Nomvethe 19. Moriri 20. Khumalo 21. Sangweni 22. Walters 23. Khuboni

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