Finally the moment South Africa has been waiting for is finally here, with only 9 days to go to World Cup 2010, Bafana Bafana coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has announced his final 23-man squad for the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
Itumeleng Khune, Moeneeb Josephs, Shu-Aib Walters
Siboniso Gaxa, Matthew Booth, Lucas Thwala, Aaron Mokoena (captain), Bongani Khumalo, Siyabonga Sangweni, Tsepo Masilela, Anele Ngcongca, Lucas Thwala
Steven Pienaar, Teko Modise, Siphiwe Tshabalala, Reneilwe Letsholonyane, Thanduyise Khuboni, Kagisho Dikgaco, Macbeth Sibaya, Surprise Moriri
Katlego Mphela, Bernard Parker, Siyabonga Nomvete
The surprise omission from the squad is the very experienced striker Benni McCarthy, the other 4 players left out of the 23 man squad are goalkeeper Rowen Fernandez, defender Bryce Moon, midfielder Franklyn Cale and defender Innocent Mdledle.
Bafana will be kicking off their 2010 campaign on Friday, June 11 against Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg. Kick-off is at 16:00. Mexico are you ready for this…?