Bafana reveal squad to face Swaziland
The international friendly Takes place on 15 November in Mbabane.
JOHANNESBURG - Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has announced a strong 24-man squad to face Swaziland in an international friendly on 15 November at the National Stadium in Mbabane.
The match is scheduled to kick off at 9:30 am.
All the players selected for this encounter are local-based as this forms part of the preparations for the upcoming CAF Orange African Nations Championship South Africa (CHAN) tournament that will kick off in January next year.
"This is the first game that we will play in preparation for the CHAN tournament and it's very important for us to get the rhythm going in the team, because these are some of the players that will play in that event.
"It is a formidable team and we have a pool of about 38 players who are all fighting to make the final 23 players for the tournament, so is it is very exciting," said Igesund.
"It is also good to have all the Orlando Pirates players available after missing out due to CAF commitments."
The squad assembles on 11 November before departing for Swaziland the next morning.
Bafana Bafana return to South Africa on 16 November to prepare for a friendly match against World and European Champion Spain.
The match against Spain takes place at FNB Stadium at 9 am on 19 November.