• Baxter names strong Bafana squad for Cosafa Cup

    Bafana Bafana COSAFA CUP squad

    Lorenzo Gordinho and Aubrey Ngoma have been picked to help Bafana Bafana defend their Cosafa Cup title from 25 June to 9 July.

    The tournament is set to take place in Rustenburg and as defending champions, Stuart Baxter’s charges have already booked their passage into the quarter-final stage of the campaign.

    South Africa face the winner of group A, which could be a pick between Tanzania, Malawi, Mauritius and Angola.

    Stuart Baxter will be hoping to retain the trophy and has selected a mixture of both local and international players for the squad.

    The provisional Bafana Bafana Cosafa Cup squad:

    Goalkeepers:

    Darren Johnson (Ajax Cape Town)

    Bruce Bvuma (Kaizer Chiefs)

    Baolefa Pule (SuperSport United)

    Defenders:

    Thendo Mukumela (Mamelodi Sundowns)

    Sandile Mthethwa (Orlando Pirates)

    Mothobi Mvala (Highlands Park)

    Mario Booysen (SuperSport United)

    Tercious Malepe (Orlando Pirates)

    Innocent Maela (Thanda Royal Zulu)

    Lorenzo Gordinho (Kaizer Chiefs)

    Midfielders:

    Thabo Cele (Real Clubbe FC)

    Lebogang Maboe (Maritzburg United)

    Sibongakonke Mbatha (Bidvest Wits)

    Nduduzo Sibiya (Golden Arrows)

    Mandla Masango (SuperSport United)

    Lehlohonolo Masalesa (Larrissa)

    Lebogang Phiri (EA Guingamp)

    Aubrey Ngoma (Cape Town City)

    Strikers:

    Liam Jordan (Sporting Lisbon)

    Judas Moseamedi (Cape Town City)

    Photo: Muzi Ntombela/Backpagepix

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