Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has announced his 20-man squad for the upcoming 2018 Cosafa Cup tournament.
The South African Football Association (Safa) confirmed that the tournament will take place from 26 May to 10 June in Polokwane.
Baxter has named two overseas-based players in his squad: SC Braga’s Luther Singh and Gift Like of Alassiouty Sport.
Meanwhile, Khulekani Kubheka, Lyle Foster and Wiseman Meyiwa have all been brought into the team from the South African U20 set-up.
Siphesihle Ndlovu receives a call-up to the national team following his impressive performance for Maritzburg United this season.
Kaizer Chiefs and Maritzburg United make up the majority of the squad with four players each. Amakhosi have Bruce Bvuma, Siyabonga Ngezana, Meyiwa and Ryan Moon, while Maritzburg have Ndlovu, Xulu, Lebo Maboe and Fortune Makaringe.
Bafana Bafana have a bye into the quarter-finals‚ where they take on the winners of Group A on Sunday‚ 3 June.
Group A consists of Madagascar, Mozambique, Comoros and Seychelles while Botswana, Angola, Mauritius and Malawi make up Group B.
Bafana Bafana’s Cosafa Cup squad:
Goalkeepers: Bruce Bvuma (Kaizer Chiefs), Riyaard Pieterse (SuperSport United), Khulekani Kubheka (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Defenders: Siyabonga Ngezana (Chiefs), Motjeka Madisha (Sundowns), Siyanda Xulu (Maritzburg United), Taariq Fielies (Cape Town City), Innocent Maela (Orlando Pirates)
Midfield: Wiseman Meyiwa (Chiefs), Siphesihle Ndlovu, Fortune Makaringe, Lebogang Maboe (Maritzburg), Aubrey Modiba, Craig Webber (SuperSport), Abednego Mosiatlhaga (Bidvest Wits), Neo Links (Sport Face, Egypt)
Strikers: Gift Motupa (Baroka FC), Lyle Brent Foster (Pirates), Ryan Moon (Chiefs), Luther Singh (SC Braga, Portugal)
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