Register Login Live

PSL

Rakhale: I’d Do Anything To Play For Bafana

Orlando Pirates midfielder, Thabo Rakhale, has revealed that he’d do anything to represent the national team, Bafana Bafana.

Read: Khune Back In Bafana For AFCON Qualifiers

Speaking to Soccer Laduma in an exclusive interview in edition 962, 'Jomo' expressed his desire to go the extra mile in order to don the famous gold and green strip.

“I’m happy with my progress at my club and, given a chance, I would definitely grab it with both hands. I’d give anything to play for Bafana, because that’s where I want to see myself one day, " the 25-year-old said.

To many's surprise in the local football circles, Rakhale was not included in the Bafana squad for their two-legged tie against Cameroon in the 2017 AFCON qualifiers later this month, but the dribbling-wizard indicated that he still harbours chances of turning out for the national team.

“I would really like to play for Coach Shakes’ team, because that’s what every local player dreams of. It would be an honour! Imagine playing for the country, with everyone behind you,” he said.

“That’s something every player wants to experience because if the support from our team supporters can be so good, one can only imagine having the whole country behind you,” the former Polokwane City man said.

Read: Surprise Inclusions In Bafana Squad

Do you think Thabo Rakhale deserves a national team call-up? Who do you regard as the most skilful player in South Africa?

Poll

What do you think of Soccer Laduma's Match Centre?

Login to participate

‘I Want To Play For Bafana’

Top 10 African Strikers To Have Played In The PSL

Mashaba Wants Bafana Return

91 comments

Top 5

Players Who Lied About Their Age

46 Jun 04, 2021 07:26 PM in World News

Downs Lining Up Monster Bid For SSU Duo?

133 Jun 22, 2021 10:00 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The 10 Highest-Paid Players Over Past Year, African Superstar Features

Jun 02, 2021 09:31 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Another Career Setback For Rantie?

32 Jun 22, 2021 03:17 PM in PSL

UEFA Respond To Ronaldo's Coke Bottle Incident

12 Jun 19, 2021 01:05 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Four Chiefs, Five Ahly Stars Dominate CAF Team

68 Jun 21, 2021 04:57 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Zwane Reacts To Chiefs' Crucial Win In Morocco

314 Jun 20, 2021 08:47 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Maritzburg Confirm Four Departures

11 Jun 18, 2021 08:47 PM in PSL

Barca Want Ronaldo?

8 Jun 21, 2021 02:24 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Agent: He Wasn’t Given The Opportunity

23 Jun 22, 2021 04:15 PM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Leaked: SA Olympics Squad?

43 Jun 22, 2021 11:47 AM in SA National Teams

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Another Downs Player Heading Out?

21 Jun 22, 2021 11:23 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns