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Players Who Have Been Left Out Of The Bafana Squad

The Bafana Bafana Players That Have Not Received A National Team Call-Up This Time Around

By Soccer Laduma - Mar 13, 2018 07:59 PM

Head Coach Stuart Baxter made several changes to his Bafana Bafana squad, compared to the list of players that were called up to face Senegal in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The likes of Ryan Moon, Daniel Cardoso and Innocent Maela all received call-ups to the national team, who will be in action later this month in a Four-Nation tournament.

Read more: Baxter Names Bafana Squad 

However, despite the fact that Head Coach Baxter revealed that he wants to inject as many youngsters possible into the squad, there have been a few noticeable names, younger and older players, that did not make the pack.

Head Coach Baxter previously showed his faith in Cape Town City’s Thamsanqa Mkhize, by awarding the player a place in the starting line-up when the country faced off with Senegal last year, however, the player has been left out of the national team squad this time around.

Morgan Gould and Clayton Daniels were the centre-back partnership that Head Coach Baxter relied on at the time, but the duo has also been left out of the Bafana squad, although, indications are that the Englishman may have wanted to experiment with more youngsters in that position.

Another noticeable exclusion is Lebogang Manyama. The player, who currently plies his trade in Turkey, has been left out of the squad despite making the cut previously, following his stellar performances for City. 

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However, Baxter previously revealed that not all European-based players will make their way into the squad, with the likes of Keagan Dolly and Kamohelo Mokotjo still maintaining their spot in the foreign contingent.  

Here are the players who were included in Baxter’s squad to face Senegal but have not been added to the list for this month’s friendly encounters.

Wayne Sandilands

Ronwen Williams

Thamsanqa Mkhize

Clayton Daniels

Erick Mathoho

Morgan Gould

Tebogo Langerman

Hlompho Kekana

Andile Jali

Lebogang Manyama

Siphiwe Tshabalala

Bradley Grobler

Dino Ndlovu  


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Sobz Ndabs Joined: 03 Jan 2018
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Sobz Ndabs Mar 14, 2018 10:57 AM
Out of 12 players that have been mentioned it's only Jali, Kekana, Manyama & Ndlovu who deserve another call up to represent the country
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Madredz Mar 14, 2018 08:52 AM
A black South African coach is need for our Bafana. Baxter said he doesnt care whether we win or not... I dont blame him cause he is a foreigner ( lekwerekwere in township lingo ).
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Madredz Mar 14, 2018 08:47 AM
If safa doesnt care, who are we? Anyway good morning to all of you bloggers.
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Pirates_999 Mar 14, 2018 08:25 AM
What is Siphiwe Tshabalala doing in Bafana? He is no longer Bafana player doing mention him editor. I wish Kekana and Dlovu can be included next time
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Mfundo vs Ndo Mar 14, 2018 08:21 AM
Mxm nyawana is still national team material. SA is not crc wen it comes to soccer
Nyathelas Joined: 12 Mar 2018
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Nyathelas Mar 14, 2018 07:44 AM
How long will it take for bafana to have a steady squad
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Nyathelas Mar 14, 2018 07:41 AM
Dino ndlovu is a totally waste
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Bucs nation Mar 14, 2018 07:22 AM
What about memela?
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The Ghost himself Mar 14, 2018 07:18 AM
Excep Jali who is injured they don't deserve Bafana inclusion
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Myaka weliPhefeni Mar 14, 2018 06:19 AM
Only Dino ndlovu i wish he cld be there and the rest a useless
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scoreman99 Mar 13, 2018 10:35 PM
malema must tell Baxterna to take himself crus mxm
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SL_hated_donkey Mar 13, 2018 09:43 PM
Bafana are jokes.

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