Coach Stuart Baxter and his Bafana Bafana squad have assembled for camp ahead of the 2018 COSAFA Cup which will be staged in Polokwane.
Baxter named his 20-man COSAFA squad during the course of this week which the saw the likes of Mariztuburg United defender Siyanda Xulu return to the national team after a long spell out.
As one of the highest ranks national teams participating at the tournament, Baxter’s men have been given a bye in the first round meaning that they will only participate in the quarter-final stages of the COSAFA Cup. Bafana’s fixture will be against the winners of Group A on Sunday, 3 June 2018.
Meanwhile, the squad is expected to depart for the North West tomorrow following a press briefing at the South African Football Association (SAFA) headquarters; SAFA House tomorrow.
The COSAFA Cup gets underway this coming Sunday 28 May 2018 with two fixtures that will be played at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium.