- Hugo Broos has trimmed down his 37-man preliminary squad to a final 23-man squad for the game against Morocco
- Morocco will host Bafana Bafana on June 9 in the first game in Group K of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers
- Liberia are also drawn in Group K alongside Bafana Bafana and Morocco but Zimbabwe have since been suspended
Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has whittled down his South African national team squad to 23.
The 23-man squad will take on Morocco in June in their first Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
The game will take place at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium, Rabat, Morocco, on June 9, SAFA.net reported. Broos originally selected 37 players in his preliminary squad before trimming it to 23.
Stellenbosch FC striker, Ashley du Preez, was part of that 37-man squad but has not made the final team.
The final Bafana squad is:
South Africa finds themselves in Group K for the qualifiers. The group also includes Liberia. Zimbabwe were the fourth team in the group but have since been suspended by FIFA from competing in international tournaments.
Bafana Bafana 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers group rivals Zimbabwe and officially disqualified by CAF
South Africa's path to the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations tournament to be hosted in the Ivory Coast will have one less opponent to get past.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed that Zimbabwe and Kenya were disqualified from the qualifying phase to get to West Africa in June and July next year.
The Warriors were drawn alongside neighbours Bafana Bafana, Morocco and Liberia in what would have proved a wide-open Group K.
Ashley du Preez and Thembinkosi Lorch included in preliminary squad for Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers
South Africa are gearing up for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and Hugo Broos has announced his preliminary squad.
Bafana are drawn in together with Morocco, Liberia and neighbours Zimbabwe in the same group. The first round of qualifying games is set to take place at the end of May and in June.
Bafana coach Broos has now announced his preliminary 37-man squad which will be trimmed to the actual squad at the end of the month, Soccer Laduma reported.