Lobamba: Sihlangu left the country on Sunday night to honour Thursday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Congo Brazzaville with international attacker Felix Badenhorst getting a late call-up.
The South Africa Premier Soccer League (PSL) DsTv Premiership side TS Galaxy star is the only international player in Domini Kunene’s travelling 20-men squad.
The senior men national team will clash with Congo Brazzaville in the Total AFCON Qualifier match on Thursday, with the return leg of this Group I fixture at Mavuso Sports Centre next Monday, November 16.
SIHLANGU SQUAD FOR AWAY AFCON QUALIFIER:
Nhlanhla Gwebu, Ncamiso Dlamini, Lindo Mkhonta, Mlamuli Msibi, Siboniso Mamba, Sanele Chauke, Sihlangu Mkhwanazi, Sikhumbuzo Magagula, Siboniso Ngwenya, Njabulo Tfwala, Wandile Maseko, Mzwandile Mabelesa, Phiwa Dlamini, Felix Bardenhorst, Wandile Shabangu, Sifiso Matse, Muzi Tsabedze, Sandile Gamedze, Bongani Dlamini, Nhlanhla Ngwenya
Felix who recently joined TS Galaxy is yet to play a match for his new team after only getting his work permit last week.
Ten players remain in camp at the FA Technical Centre. Getting the chop among others were Sabelo ‘Sawa’ Gamedze of Mbabane Highlanders and Mbabane Swallows’ Sizolwethu ‘Nunu’ Shabalala who have been given enough time to recover following minor knocks.
The was also no place on the flight for goalkeeper Sandanezwe Mathabela with goalkeeper coach Anthony Mdluli opting for Ncamisi ‘Mbhonyo’ Dlamini and Nhlanhla ‘Chippa’ Gwebu who makes a return to the fold after a three year absence.
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