Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Keagan Dolly returns to Bafana Bafana
In-form Chiefs player selected for provisional squad to face Ghana and Zimbabwe
In-form Kaizer Chiefs attacking midfielder Keagan Dolly was on Tuesday named in the 23-man Bafana Bafana provisional squad named by coach Hugo Broos to face Ghana and Zimbabwe in the last two 2022 Fifa World Cup Group G qualifiers.
Dolly last played for Bafana in March when the team failed to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations with former coach Molefi Ntseki at the helm.
Dolly has been in blistering form at Chiefs and it seems this was enough to convince Broos to include the former Montpellier winger in his plans.
In eight Premiership matches this season, Dolly has scored three goals for Amakhosi with three assists, prompting the Bafana coach to recall the 28-year-old left-footed player.
Bafana need to beat Zimbabwe at home on November 11 and get a point away against Ghana on November 14.
A revamped Bafana team, under the Belgian who took over from Ntseki in May, has surprised all and sundry by winning three and drawing one of the first four World Cup qualifiers. They are one point ahead of the Ghanaians in the group.
The winner of the group will face one of the nine other group winners in Caf qualifiers and if they win that play-off they will have earned a ticket to be among the five teams that will represent Africa in Qatar next year.
Bafana last appeared in the World Cup when SA hosted the showpiece in 2010.
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