Igesund includes Kaizer Chiefs players in the Bafana squad for Cosafa Cup

Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has announced a 20-man squad that will compete in the Cosafa Cup

Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has retained some of his regular players for this year’s edition of the Cosafa Cup to be held in Zambia.

The Cosafa Cup is scheduled for July 6 and although the tournament doesn't fall under Fifa calendar, Igesund included majority of his PSL-based players.

Despite reports that Kaizer Chiefs have decided against releasing their star players, Igesund has gone on to include them in his squad.

Bafana’s first match is on July 13 against the Group A winners, and should they win that match then they will play in the semi-finals of the Cosafa Cup still to be decided by the number points accumulated during the first round.

Bafana squad in full:


Wayne Sandilands - Mamelodi Sundowns
Ronwen Williams - SuperSport United

Bevan Fransman - SuperSport United

Thabo Nthethe - Bloem Celtic 
Tefu Mashamaite - Kaizer Chiefs 
Eric Mathoho - Kaizer Chiefs
Thulani Hlatshwayo - Ajax Cape Town
Tebogo Langerman - Mamelodi Sundowns
Tsepo Gumede - Platinum Stars


Reneilwe Letsholonyane - Kaizer Chiefs

Siphiwe Tshabalala - Kaizer Chiefs 
Hlompho Kekana - Mamelodi Sundowns
Lebogang Manyama - Ajax Cape Town
Luyolo Nomandela - Free State Stars
Jabulani Shongwe - Mamelodi Sundowns
Ruzaigh Gamildien - Bloem Celtic

Katlego Mashego - Moroka Swallows
Kermit Erasmus - SuperSport United
Bernard Parker - Kaizer Chiefs 
Thabani Mthembu - Platinum Stars