Doc gets Bafana call

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Doctor Khumalo made a surprise return to South Africa’s national squad to play Malawi in a World Cup qualifier in Durban next Sunday, July 15.

Coach Carlos Queiroz went for home-flavour in his selection which led to Khumalo, who last played for the Bafana Bafana in the Caribbean 1999.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Andre Arendse (Santos), Brian Baloyi (Kaizer Chiefs), Abram Kwenenyane (Ria Stars).

Defenders: Matthew Booth (Sundowns), Andrew Rabutla (Jomo Cosmos), Fabian McCarthy (Sundowns), Craig Bianchi (Hellenic), David Kannemeyer (Ajax CT), Themba Mnguni (Sundowns).

Midfielders: Joseph Ngake (Orlando Pirates), Sibusiso Zuma (Copenhagen), Bennett Mnguni (Sundowns), Dillon Shepherd (Ajax Cape Town), Teboho Mokoena (Jomo Cosmos), Sipho Ndzuzo (Manning Rangers), Doctor Khumalo (Kaizer Chiefs)

Strikers: Abram Raselemane (Santos), Bennedict McCarthy (Celta Vigo), Bradley August (Lingby), Nkosinati Hleko (JomoCosmos)