Bafana Bafana Squad Announcement: Kaizer Chiefs Players Overlooked and Hugo Broos Flaunts Stylish Transformation

Bafana Bafana Squad Announcement: Kaizer Chiefs Players Overlooked and Hugo Broos Flaunts Stylish Transformation

...By Lola Smith for TDPel Media.

In case you missed it, Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos recently announced the squad for the upcoming matches.


The squad selection has attracted attention due to the exclusion of Kaizer Chiefs players, while Broos himself showcased a fresh and stylish new appearance.

A Fashionable Transformation for Broos

Coaches typically prioritize their team over their personal style, but Hugo Broos surprised many with a notable change in his attire.

Breaking away from his usual green t-shirt, Broos opted for Le Coq Sportif gear and sported a new pair of glasses.

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The makeover was seen as an upgrade by many.

Kaizer Chiefs Players Overlooked

Notably absent from Broos’ preliminary 34-man squad to face Morocco are players from Kaizer Chiefs.

While this decision may not come as a surprise, it highlights the current situation at the club.


On the other hand, TS Galaxy, a lesser-known team, managed to secure three players in the squad.

Squad Selection and Surprising Inclusions

Broos announced that a reduced pre-camp would take place from May 31, 2023, to June 7, comprising both local and overseas-based players.

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Among the notable new inclusions are Iqraam Rayners and TS Galaxy defender Given Msimango.

However, the exclusion of Lyle Foster, a Burnley player, came as a shock without any explanation provided thus far.

Preliminary Squad List

The preliminary squad for the Bafana Bafana team to face Morocco includes a range of talented players across different positions.

The list features goalkeepers such as Ronwen Williams, Veli Mothwa, Ricardo Goss, and Melusi Buthelezi, as well as defenders like Nyiko Mobbie, Khuliso Mudau, Thapelo Morena, and others.

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The midfielders and attackers selected offer a mix of experience and promising talent.

Speculation and Discussion

The squad announcement has sparked discussions among fans, with questions arising about which eleven players might ultimately make the cut for the final lineup.


Fans and pundits are analyzing the selections and anticipating the upcoming matches.

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