Centre-half Siyabonga Sangweni and left-back Tsepo Masilela have been ruled out of South Africa's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Central African Republic this weekend.
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South Africa coach Pitso Mosimane has recalled Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Steven Pienaar for two international friendlies against Côte d’Ivoire and Zimbabwe.
Kaka and Clint Dempsey remain behind David Villa in the Castrol Index but are now the clear favourites to finish on top after reaching the final.
Many players have delivered strong performances in South Africa and FIFA.com wants to know who's in your Top 11 at the Festival of Champions.
David Villa stays top with Fernando Torres and Kaka hot on his heels, while Clint Dempsey and Luis Fabiano are among the biggest movers.