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Notoane Announces Updated U23 Squad

South Africa U23 national team coach David Notoane has announced an updated squad ahead of his side’s two friendly matches against Egypt.

SA’s U23 side were supposed to partake in a warm-up tournament in Dubai, facing Brazil, Korea and Argentina between 5 and 11 June.

However, the tournament was cancelled at the last minute, disrupting SA’s Olympics preparations.

SAFA have now confirmed Notoane’s men will play Egypt in a double-header on 10 and 13 June.

Egypt, who already confirmed the squad for the two friendlies, beat South Africa 3-0 the last time the two teams met.

It was in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, which Egypt won, while SA finished in third to book their Olympics ticket.

Below is SA’s squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Mondli Mpoto (Boem Celtic), Lincoln Vyver (CT Spurs), Sifiso Mlungwana (Golden Arrows)

Defenders: Tercious Malepe (FC Mynai), Katlego Mohamme (Tuks), Thendo Mukumela (CT Spurs), Luke Fleurs (SuperSport Utd), Bongani Sam (Orlando Pirates), Keanu Cupido (CT City), Kamogelo Mahlangu (TS Galaxy), Reeve Frosler (Kaizer Chiefs)

Midfielders: Luke Le Roux (Varberg), Thabo Cele (Cova da Piedade), Goodman Mosele (Baroka), Athenkosi Dladla (Tuks), Grant Margeman (Sundowns), Kobamelo Kodisang (Braga B), Nkosingiphile Ngcobo (Kaizer Chiefs), Rowan Human (Beitar Tel Aviv), Kamohelo Mahlatsi (Swallows)

Forwards: Fagrie Lakay (CT City), Luther Singh (Pacos de Ferreira), Keletso Makgalwa (Sundowns), Lyle Foster (Vitoria Guimaraes), Liam Jordan (Helsingor)

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