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Broos leaves out captain Hlatshwayo for Uganda friendly


Broos leaves out captain Hlatshwayo for Uganda friendly

New Bafana Bafana coach has settled for a youthful blend of mostly SA-based players for his first squad


New Bafana coach Hugo Broos has announced a mostly SA-based 19-man squad with a youthful and adventurous flavour to it‚ dropping captain Thulani Hlatshwayo for Bafana Bafana’s international friendly against Uganda.

Broos, 69, will not take charge of the match at Orlando Stadium on June 10, which serves as preparation for the 2022 World Cup qualifying group stages in September‚ because he has to take his second vaccination jab in Belgium.

His assistants‚ Macedonian-Belgian Cedomir Janevski and Helman Mkhalele‚ will be on the bench and oversee the match. Mkhalele‚ officially appointed by the SA Football Association on Friday as Broos’s SA assistant‚ is sure to have had significant input into the squad as the Belgian head coach familiarises himself with SA football...

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