Hugo Broos

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos cut his preliminary 35-man squad to a final 24-strong one to do duty in their final two 2022 Soccer World Cup qualifiers. ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

The 11 players who failed to make the final Bafana Bafana cut

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos cut his preliminary 35-man squad to a final 24-strong one to do duty in their final two 2022 Soccer World Cup qualifiers.

Hugo Broos

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos cut his preliminary 35-man squad to a final 24-strong one to do duty in their final two 2022 Soccer World Cup qualifiers. ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has cut his preliminary 35-man squad to a final 24-strong one to prepare to do duty in their final two 2022 Soccer World Cup qualifiers.

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Bafana Bafana will take on Zimbabwe at the FNB Stadium on Thursday, 11 November before heading for Ghana where they will take on the Black Stars in what is shaping up as the group decider.

There were 11 casualties who failed to make the cut. Who do you feel was the unluckiest to miss out?

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11 players who failed to make the final squad:

Goalkeepers: Oscarine Masuluke (Baroka FC)

Defenders: Luke Fleurs (SuperSport United), Thapelo Morena (Mamelodi Sundowns), Tercious Malepe (AmaZulu), Sbonelo Cele (Golden Arrows)

Midfielders: Mothobi Mvala (Mamelodi Sundowns), Jesse Donn (SuperSport United), Siyethemba Sithebe (AmaZulu), Nqobeko Dlamini (Golden Arrows)

Strikers: Luther Singh (Copenhagen FC), Tshegofatso Mabasa (Orlando Pirates)

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Final Bafana Bafana 24-man squad:

Goalkeepers: Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United), Veli Mothwa (AmaZulu), Bruce Bvuma (Kaizer Chiefs)

Defenders: Sydney Mobbie (Sekhukhune United), Njabulo Blom (Kaizer Chiefs), Siyanda Xulu (Hapoel Tel Aviv), Rushine De Reuck (Mamelodi Sundowns), Njabulo Ngcobo (Kaizer Chiefs), Terence Mashego (Cape Town City FC), Sifiso Hlanti (Kaizer Chiefs), Thibang Phete (Belenenses SAD)

Midfielders: Sphephelo Sithole (Belenenses SAD), Thabani Zuke (Golden Arrows), Ethan Brooks (TS Galaxy), Teboho Mokoena (SuperSport United), Yusuf Maart (Sekhukhune United), Mduduzi Mdantsane (Cape Town City FC), Keagan Dolly (Kaizer Chiefs)

Forwards: Fagrie Lakay (Cape Town City FC), Evidence Makgopa (Baroka FC), Victor Letsoalo (Royal AM), Percy Tau (Al Ahly), Bongokuhle Hlongwane (Maritzburg United), Mmodi Pule (Golden Arrows)

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Provisional Bafana Bafana 35-man squad:

Goalkeepers: Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United), Veli Mothwa (AmaZulu), Bruce Bvuma (Kaizer Chiefs), Oscarine Masuluke (Baroka FC)

Defenders: Nyiko Mobbie (Sekhukhune FC), Rushine De Reuck (Mamelodi Sundowns), Luke Fleurs (SuperSport United), Terrence Mashego (Cape Town City), Njabulo Blom (Kaizer Chiefs), Siyanda Xulu (Hapoel Tel Aviv), Njabulo Ngcobo (Kaizer Chiefs), S’fiso Hlanti (Kaizer Chiefs), Thapelo Morena (Mamelodi Sundowns), Thibang Phete (Belenenses), Tercious Malepe (AmaZulu), Sbonelo Cele (Golden Arrows)

Midfielders: Teboho Mokoena (SuperSport United), Thabani Zuke (Golden Arrows), Mothobi Mvala (Mamelodi Sundowns), Jesse Donn (SuperSport United), Sphelele Sithole (Belenenses), Yusuf Maart (Sekhukhune United), Ethan Brooks (TS Galaxy), Mduduzi Mdantsane (Cape Town City FC), Siyethemba Sithebe (AmaZulu), Nqobeko Dlamini (Golden Arrows)

Strikers: Evidence Makgopa (Baroka FC), Luther Singh (Copenhagen FC), Bongokuhle Hlongwane (Maritzburg United), Victor Letsoalo (Royal AM), Percy Tau (Al Ahly), Keagan Dolly (Kaizer Chiefs), Tshegofatso Mabasa (Orlando Pirates), Pule Mmodi (Golden Arrows), Fagrie Lakay (Cape Town City)

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