Da Gama announces U23 squad

Da Gama announces U23 squad
Shakes Mashaba with Owen da Gama

by Staff Reporter

Tuesday Mar 10, 2015. 13:18

South African U23 coach Owen Da Gama has announced his squad to face Palestine this coming Saturday in a friendly international.

Although it has been announced that three Orlando Pirates players in Menzi Masuku, Mbongeni gumede and Sibusiso Mahlangu have been included in the team, Da Gama monitored his charges on Tuesday morning as they trained at the University of Johannesburg sports complex.

Apart from the trip to the Middle East to tussle against the Palestinians, the U-23s are preparing for the 2016 Olympic qualifiers.

Kaizer Chiefs are the only side with six players in the squad, however, all are set to battle for the starting berth and convince the coach, known as Rubber Doll that they’re ready.


Clement Ramakgasha (Jomo Cosmos)
Thakasani Mbanjwa (University of Pretoria)
Tshepo Mamabolo (Platinum Stars)

Mbongeni Gumede (Orlando Pirates)
Junior Sibande (University of Pretoria)
Simphiwe Mtsweni (Kaizer Chiefs)
Sifiso Nkosi (NWU Vaal Fc)
Lorenzo Gordinho (Kaizer Chiefs)
Jason Skippers (M. Tigers Fc)
Zitha Macheke (Kaizer Chiefs)
Tshepiso Sathekge (SuperSport United)

Chris Matombo (Kaizer Chiefs)
Avela Cezu (M. Tigers Fc)
Menzi Masuku (Orlando Pirates)
Paseka Sekese (Bidvest Wits)
Bafana Dlamini (Remember Academy)
Itumeleng Moshabane (Kaizer Chiefs)
Andisiwe Mtsila (Kaizer Chiefs)
Khayelihle Shozi (M. Tigers)
Keoikantse Mosiatlhago (Bidvest Wits)
Snethemba Ngidi (SuperSport United)

Sibusiso Mahlangu (Orlando Pirates)
Tshegofatso Mabasa (Bloemfontein Celtic)

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