Kevin-Prince Boateng and Michael Essien are just some of the big-names returning to action as 40 African nations vying for a spot in Brazil is reduced to ten for the final round of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualifying.
Defender Bongani Khumalo says he is humbled to be named captain of an ambitious South Africa, ahead of their historic CAF Africa Cup of Nations hosting later this month.
South Africa will be missing the added steel of Bogani Khumalo and Thanduyise Khuboni when they travel to Cairo to face Egypt in what will be a crucial game for the hosts, with their CAF African Nations Cup hopes at stake.
Katlego Mphela and Teko Modise have been dropped from South Africa squad due to indiscipline at club level, while Pitso Mosimane has called upon uncapped trio Reuben Cloete, Mzuvukile Tom and Thulani Serero.
Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of defender Bongani Khumalo from Supersport United, with the South African international agreeing a four-and-a-half-year contract.
Tottenham Hotspur have signed a pre-contract agreement for South Africa defender Bongani Khumalo with SuperSport United and the 23-year-old will join in January subject to a work permit.