South Africa’s Percy Tau named captain for World Cup Qualifier against Zimbabwe

Lovemore Dube, [email protected]

PERCY Tau leads a 36-member South Africa senior soccer team squad that was announced today to face Zimbabwe next month in a World Cup qualifier.

South Africa’s poster boy plays for Al Ahly in Egpyt and has played in Belgium and England.

They are counting on him as Cosafa’s Player of the Year after a brilliant season to spearhead the attack when they face the Warriors and Nigeria.

Among other to players called up with vast continental experience are Themba Zwane, Rowen Williams, Evidence Makcopa and Teboho Mokoena.

The squad is expected to be trimmed to a final 23 before month end.

Bafana Bafana face the Super Eagles of Nigeria away in Uyo on Friday, 7 June 2024 before they face Zimbabwe at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on 11 June.

Bafana Bafana Squad


Ronwen Williams (Mamelodi Sundowns), Bruce Bvuma (Kaizer Chiefs), Ricardo Goss (SuperSport United), Veli Mothwa (AmaZulu)


Nyiko Mobbie (Sekhukhune United), Thabiso Monyane (Orlando Pirates) Thapelo Morena (Mamelodi Sundowns), Innocent Maela (Orlando Pirates), Nkosinathi Sibisi (Orlando Pirates)

Aubrey Modiba (Mamelodi Sundowns), Given Msimango (Kaizer Chiefs), Mothobi Mvala (Mamelodi Sundowns), Tapelo Xoki (Orlando Pirates), Khuliso Mudau (Mamelodi Sundowns), Terrence Mashego (Mamelodi Sundowns), Thabo Moloisane (Stellenbosch FC), Siyabonga Ngezana (FCSB, Romania), Grant Kekana (Mamelodi Sundowns)


Teboho Mokoena (Mamelodi Sundowns), Grant Margeman (SuperSport United) Jayden Adams (Stellenbosch FC), Bathusi Aubaas (Mamelodi Sundowns) Sphephelo Sithole (Tondela, Portugal)


Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns), Devin Titus (Stellenbosch FC), Oswin Appollis (Polokwane City), Patrick Maswanganyi (Orlando Pirates), Mlondi Mbanjwa (AmaZulu), Iqraam Rayners (Stellenbosch FC), Tshepang Moremi (AmaZulu), Elias Mokwana (Sekhukhune United), Lyle Foster (Burnley, England), Evidence Makgopa (Orlando Pirates), Percy Tau (Al Ahly, Egypt), Relebogile Mofokeng (Orlando Pirates), Mihlali Mayambela (Aris Limassol, Cyprus)

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