Ex-Bournemouth Star Rantie Headlines List Of South Africa Players Called Up For Battle Of Uyo
Published: May 25, 2017
Ex-Bournemouth Star Rantie Headlines List Of South Africa Players Called Up For Battle Of UyoSouth Africa manager Stuart Baxter has announced a 25-man roster for the forthcoming African Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria in Uyo on June 10, 2017.

An analysis of the roster revealed that 3 goalkeepers, 8 defenders, 8 midfielders and 6 strikers made the squad list.

The roster is headlined by former Bournemouth star Tokelo Rantie, who bagged a brace the last time the two regional powerhouses faced off in a competitive fixture.

The other foreign-based professionals invited include KV Oostende star Andile Jali, Kamohelo Mokotjo (FC Twente), Bongani Zungu (Vitoria Guimaraes) and Kermit Erasmus (RC Lens).

South Africa Squad

Goalkeepers (3) : Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs), Darren Keet (Bidvest Wits), Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United)

Defenders (8) : Ramahlwe Mphahlele (Kaizer Chiefs), Rivaldo Coetzee (Ajax Cape Town), Eric Mathoho (Kaizer Chiefs), Thulani Hlatshwayo (Bidvest Wits), Lorenzo Gordinho (Kaizer Chiefs), Abbubaker Mobara (Orlando Pirates), Sifiso Hlanti (Bidvest Wits), Tebogo Langerman (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Midfielders (8) : Hlompho Kekana (Mamelodi Sundowns), Keagan Dolly (Montpellier), Andile Jali (KV Oostende), Kamohelo Mokotjo (FC Twente), Dean Furman (SuperSport United), Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns), Aubrey Ngoma (Cape Town City), Bongani Zungu (Vitoria Guimaraes)

Strikers (6) : Sibusiso Vilakazi (Mamelodi Sundowns), Percy Tau (Mamelodi Sundowns), Lebogang Manyama (Cape Town City), Tokelo Rantie (Gen├žlerbirli─či), Thamsanqa Gabuza (Orlando Pirates), Kermit Erasmus (RC Lens)

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