South Africa squad for friendlies

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa coach Joel Santana named on Thursday the following 24-man squad for friendly international away to Germany on September 5 and away to Ireland three days later:

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Brian Baloyi (Mamelodi Sundowns), Rowen Fernandez (Arminia Bielefeld), Shu-Aib Walters (Bloemfontein Celtic)

Defenders: Bevan Fransman (Maccabi Netanya), Siboniso Gaxa (Mamelodi Sundowns), Morgan Gould (SuperSport United), Bongani Khumalo (SuperSport United), Tsepo Masilela (Maccabi Haifa), Aaron Mokoena (Portsmouth), Bryce Moon (Panathinaikos), Anele Ngongca (Genk), Lucas Thwala (Orlando Pirates)

Midfielders: Kagisho Dikgacoi (Fulham), Benson Mhlongo (Orlando Pirates), Teko Modise (Orlando Pirates), Siyabonga Nkosi (SuperSport United), Steven Pienaar (Everton), Macbeth Sibaya (Rubin Kazan), Siphiwe Tshabalala (Kaizer Chiefs), Elrio van Heerden (Blackburn Rovers)

Forwards: Richard Henyekane (Lamontville Golden Arrows), Mabhuti Khenyeza (Mamelodi Sundowns), Katlego Mphela (Mamelodi Sundowns), Bernard Parker (Twente Enschede).