Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim Mashaba has selected a 25-man squad for the 2017 Orange Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania.

The Group M clash will take place on Saturday, 5 September 2015 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

Kick-off is 17h00 in Mauritania (19h00 SA Time).


Castle Lager Proteas vice-captain, Hashim Amla, says there is no better time to test the depth of the limited-overs resources than in the upcoming three-match Momentum One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand starting at SuperSport Park on Wednesday.


Cell C Sharks’ Head Coach Gary Gold believes the young players in the squad can only prove themselves if they are given an opportunity to play.

Gold has already introduced fresh talent in the Sharks Currie Cup squad and he believes the competition is ideal for developing future stars.


The first legs of the two MTN8 semi-finals were completed over the weekend and it’s still anybody’s game with both matches ending in 1-1 draws.

Ajax Cape Town hosted Bidvest Wits at the Coetzenburg Stadium in Stellenbosch on Saturday night and it was the home side who opened the scoring in the first half through Toriq Losper.