TEAM PREDICTION: How Bafana Bafana could line up against Guinea

TEAM PREDICTION: How Bafana Bafana could line up against Guinea

Bafana coach Hugo Broos confirmed Bongukuhle Hlongwane, Fagrie Lakay and Goodman Mosele won’t face Guinea, but could play against France.

With the match against France set to take place on Tuesday, Broos is sure to balance his squad carefully as he looks to test out all his options over these two friendlies.


“Bongukuhle Hlongwane and Fagrie Lakay, they had some problems with their visa, so they will be here tomorrow morning,” Broos said on Thursday, as quoted by iDiski Times.

“My plans were already before the two games that those two guys will be playing next Tuesday against France, so I didn’t count on them for the game of tomorrow.Mosele came with an injury from Pirates on Sunday but he’ll be back in training on Saturday. We don’t take a risk with him in the game (against Guinea).”


Goalkeepers (3): Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United), Bruce Bvuma (Kaizer Chiefs), Veli Mothwa (AmaZulu)

Defenders (9): Nyiko Mobbie (Sekhukhune United), Khuliso Mudau (Mamelodi Sundowns), Terrence Mashego (Cape Town City), Lyle Lakay (Mamelodi Sundowns), Rushine De Reuck (Mamelodi Sundowns), Siyanda Xulu (unattached), Athenkosi Mcaba (Stellenbosch FC), Nkosinathi Sibisi (Golden Arrows), Bandile Shandu (Orlando Pirates)

Midfielders (6): Ethan Brooks (TS Galaxy), Keagan Dolly (Kaizer Chiefs), Teboho Mokoena (Mamelodi Sundowns), Goodman Mosele (Orlando Pirates), Thabang Monare (Orlando Pirates), Mothobi Mvala (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Strikers (5): Evidence Makgopa (Baroka FC), Fagrie Lakay (Pyramids), Lyle Foster (Westerlo), Bongokuhle Hlongwane (Minnesota United), Victor Letsoalo (Royal AM)

With Broos clearly not considering some players for the first friendly against Guinea, which will be broadcast LIVE on SABC Sport and comprehensively covered by The South African website, we predict the starting XI that could take to the field. The match will take place in Kortrijk, Belgium and kick-off is scheduled for 19:00 (SA time).

Goalkeeper:Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United)

Defenders: Khuliso Mudau (Mamelodi Sundowns), Lyle Lakay (Mamelodi Sundowns), Siyanda Xulu (unattached), Rushine De Reuck (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Midfielders: Keagan Dolly (Kaizer Chiefs), Teboho Mokoena (Mamelodi Sundowns), Thabang Monare (Orlando Pirates), Teboho Mokoena (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Forwards: Lyle Foster (Westerlo), Evidence Makgopa (Baroka FC),

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