EXTRA TIME: Bafana fan reaction to Siphiwe Tshabalala's return and the squad

Siphiwe Tshabalala scores against Mexico in 2010
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What are your thoughts on South Africa's squad to face Senegal in the Fifa World Cup qualifiers? Here's a collection of Tweet responses

Coach Stuart Baxter has announced a 26-man squad to face Senegal in back-to-back 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The first match takes place on Friday, 10 November 2017 at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.

Kick-off is at 19h00. He welcomes back the defensive partnership of captain Thulani Hlatshwayo, who was out injured in that match as well as Erick Mathoho and Dean Furman, who were both suspended.

Making his return after a three-year absence is Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala.

Baxter has also called up midfielders Bongani Zungu and Andile Jali who are both suspended.

Jali will serve one match after collecting two yellow cards in the qualifiers and will be available for the away leg.

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Zungu has been included pending a FIFA Disciplinary case, which will sit on the 1st of November to look into the red card he received in the clash against Burkina Faso.