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Five Teams With The Most National Team Players

With the international break set to commence soon, Soccer Laduma takes a look at five of the clubs in the Absa Premiership who have the most players who received call-ups to their respective national team in their last competitive fixture.

Mamelodi Sundowns: 9

Kennedy Mweene – Zambia
Denis Onyango – Uganda
Anthony Laffor – Liberia
Mogakolodi Ngele Botswana
Hlompho Kekana, Sibusiso Vilakazi (picked up an injury), Themba Zwane, Tiyani Mabunda, Lebohang Maboe, Motjeka Madisha, - South Africa

(Phakamani Mahlambi and Jeremy Brockie were not included in their national team’s recent encounter.)

Read more: Can Sundowns Stay On Top?

Kaizer Chiefs:

Willard Katsande, Teenage Hadebe, Khama Billiat – Zimbabwe
Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Itumeleng Khune – South Africa
Virgil Vries – Namibia
Daniel Akpeyi – Nigeria

(Ryan Moon, Reeve Frosler and Daniel Cardoso were not included in the recent national team squad.)

Bidvest Wits – 7

Elias Pelembe – Mozambique
Deon Hotto – Namibia
Terrence Dzvukamanja – Zimbabwe
Buhle Mkhwanazi, Darren Keet, Sifiso Hlanti, Thulani Hlatshwayo – South Africa

(Gabadinho Mhango was not included in his side’s recent squad)

Orlando Pirates – 6

Justin Shonga, Augustine Mulenga – Zambia
Marshall Munetsi – Zimbabwe
Innocent Maela, Vincent Pule, Thembinkosi Lorch – South Africa

(Kudakwashe Mahachi was not included.)

Maritzburg United – 5

Brian Onyango – Kenya
Richard Ofori – Ghana
Siyanda Xulu, Fortune Makaringe – South Africa
Allan Kateregga – Uganda

(Siphesihle Ndlovu and Justice Figuareido was not included)

With Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter set to announce the national squad later today, it remains to be seen who will receive a call-up for the Afcon qualifier against Libya. 

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