In preparation for the African Cup of Nations 2013, Bafana faces Norway tonight at the Cape Town Stadium. Coach Gordon Igesund stated in a press conference held in Cape Town, that this is a great opportunity for the Bafana team to get ready for AFCON 2013. It’s not about winning against Norway but, the process of style and experience learnt that will equip them to win their match against Cape Verde on 19 January 2013 in the AFCON tournament, says Igesund.
The Bafana team will have 23 players for the continental tournament:
Goalkeepers: Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs), Senzo Meyiwa (Orlando Pirates), Wayne Sandilands (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Defenders: Siboniso Gaxa (Kaizer Chiefs), Tsepo Masilela (Kaizer Chiefs), Bongani Khumalo (PAOK, Greece), Siyabonga Sangweni (Orlando Pirates), Thabo Nthethe (Bloemfontein Celtic), Anele Ncgongca (Racing Genk, Belgium), Thabo Matlaba (Orlando Pirates)
Midfielders: Kagisho Dikgacoi (Crystal Palace, England), Dean Furman (Oldham Athletic, England), Reneilwe Letsholonyane (Kaizer Chiefs), Oupa Manyisa (Orlando Pirates), May Mahlangu (Helsingborg, Sweden), Thulani Serero (Ajax, Netherlands), Lerato Chabangu (Moroka Swallows), Thuso Phala (Platinum Stars), Siphiwe Tshabalala (Kaizer Chiefs)
Forwards: Bernard Parker (Kaizer Chiefs), Katlego Mphela (Mamelodi Sundowns), Tokelo Rantie (Malmo, Sweden), Lehlohonolo Majoro (Kaizer Chiefs).
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