18.6.2019 02:41 pm
Coach Stuart Baxter and his squad finished off their preparations in Dubai at the weekend and arrived in Cairo on Tuesday morning.
SA coach Stuart Baxter is under no illusion as to the enormity of the task that awaits his Bafana Bafana squad at the 2019 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, but there is nevertheless a quiet air of confidence in the camp.
Ivorian Gervinho and Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho were significant casualties as 11 coaches named 23-man squads for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, which kicks off on June 21.
Stuart Baxter believes he has the artillery to do damage on the continent, when Bafana Bafana head to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt later this month.
Asamoah Gyan was included in Ghana’s squad for the Africa Cup Nations on Monday after reverting his decision to retire from international duty having lost the captaincy.
Mauritania, who will be making their first ever appearance at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, announced their squad for the tournament on Monday.
Nigeria has named a final 23-man squad for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations with captain John Obi Mikel leading the pack in Egypt.
“Until the last day he has been in with a good chance, I just think I have cover in those positions,” said Baxter.
Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has named his final squad that will represent South Africa at the 2019 Afcon.
Kamohelo Mokotjo believes Bafana Bafana can benefit from being a bit of an unknown factor as they head into the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
“It is a groin injury, it is serious enough for us to be concerned,” said Bafana coach Stuart Baxter.
John Obi Mikel, Leon Balogun of Brighton Hove Albion and Levante winger Moses Simon were among the early arrivals on Sunday at Nigeria’s training camp for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations.
Bafana Bafana midfielder Keagan Dolly has been ruled out of the 2019 Cosafa Cup due to another strain on his groin.
“It is an honour and privilege to be involved with the boys,” said Fish this week.
Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana is disappointed by Phakamani Mahlambi’s expulsion from the Bafana Bafana camp.