Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos. Photo: SAFA

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos. Photo: SAFA

Broos raises eyebrows with latest Bafana Bafana squad

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has announced his 23-man squad that will face Morocco in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos. Photo: SAFA

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos. Photo: SAFA

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has announced his 23-man squad that will face Morocco in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.

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Broos had initially identified 37 players to choose his final from in preparation for this crucial encounter in Rabat on June.

Now, that number has been trimmed down to 23, with a few surprise inclusions to it as expected from the Belgian mentor.

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Broos made changes from his previous squads with the likes of Phathutshedzo Nange of Kaizer Chiefs and Thembinkosi Lorch of Orlando Pirates cracking the nod.

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The two stars from the Soweto giants were on the 37-man provisional squad that Broos announced over a week ago.

Furthermore, Broos also included Bandile Shandu and Taariq Fielies from Orlando Pirates and Cape Town City respectively.

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BAFANA BAFANA SQUAD IN FULL

Goalkeepers: Ronwen Williams, Bruce Bvuma, Veli Mothwa

Defenders: Terrence Mashego, Taariq Fielies, Sydney Mobbie, Khuliso Mudau, Bandile Shandu, Innocent Maela, Lyle Lakay, Grant Kekana, Thibang Phete.

Midfielders: Goodman Mosele, Sphelele Sithole, Yusuf Maart, Phathutshedzo Nange

Forwards: Thembinkosi Lorch, Percy Tau, Bongokuhle Hlongwane, Lyle Foster, Evidence Makgopa, Khanyisa Mayo, Fagrie Lakay