Bhele to bolster Bafana attack

Amakhosi striker Siyabonga ‘Bhele’ Nomvete has been selected to the national team to play against Zimbabwe in a crucial World Cup qualifier on May 5 at the FNB Stadium.

Two other Kaizer Chiefs players, goalkeeper Brian Baloyi and defender Cyril Nzama have also been included in the 22-man squad.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Andre Arendse (Santos), Brian Baloyi (Kaizer Chiefs), Hans Vonk (SC Heerenveen, Netherlands).

Defenders: Bradley Carnell (VfB Stuttgart, Germany), Pierre Issa (Chelsea, England), Jacob Lekgetho (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia), Aaron Mokoena (Germinal Beerschot, Belgium), Cyril Nzama (Kaizer Chiefs), Frank Schoeman (Lyngby, Denmark).

Midfielders: Delron Buckley (VfL Bochum, Germany), Quinton Fortune (Manchester United, England), Helman Mkhalele (no club), Thabo Mngomeni (Orlando Pirates), John Moshoeu (Bursaspor, Turkey), Dumisa Ngobe (Ankaragucu, Turkey), Alfred Phiri (Genclerbirligi, Turkey), Sibusiso Zuma (FC Copenhagen).

Strikers: Bradley August (Lyngby, Denmark), Shaun Bartlett (Charlton Athletic, England), Phil Masinga (Bari, Italy), Benedict McCarthy (Celta Vigo, Spain), Siyabonga Nomvete (Kaizer Chiefs).