Broos names Foster in preliminary Bafana squad for 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

football15 May 2024 12:00
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Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has named a 36-member preliminary squad for next month’s 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Nigeria and Zimbabwe.

The South African senior men’s national team face Nigeria’s Super Eagles away from home in Uyo on Friday, 7 June and then return to host Zimbabwe at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on Tuesday, 11 June.

The final 23-member squad will be announced in the next few days.

Bafana Bafana will return to Bloemfontein for the first time since the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

They last played in the city when they beat France 2-1 in the global FIFA tournament 14 years ago.

The gates at Free State Stadium will open at 3pm and the tickets are priced at R50 for adults.

Kids, scholars and students will pay R20 (school uniform and student cards required for over 12-year-olds).

Tickets are available at TicketPro outlets, Spar, SuperSpar, Putco, Postnet etc.