Bafana Bafana star Percy tau has been named in the provisional 34-man squad to start preparing for the crucial back-to-back 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Ethiopia in October.
The Lion of Judah is currently nursing an injury that occurred while playing for Bafana Bafana against Ghana in the World Cup qualifier at FNB stadium last week.
Head coach, Hugo Broos announced the team earlier on Tuesday.
Group G leaders Bafana Bafana play Ethiopia in back to back matches during the international break, which starts on the 4th of October.
Goalkeepers: Ronwen Williams (Supersport United); Veli Mothwa (AmaZulu) Bruce Bvuma (Kaizer Chiefs) and Sifiso Mlungwana (Golden Arrows)
Defenders: Nyiko Mobbie (Sekhukhune United); Thapelo Morena (Mamelodi Sundowns); Njabulo Blom (Kaizer Chiefs); Terrence Mashego (Cape Town City); Sifiso Hlanti (Kaizer Chiefs); Vusi Sibiya (Baroka); Rushine De Reuk (Mamelodi Sundowns); Siyanda Xulu (Hapoel Tel Aviv); Thibang Phete (Belenenses); Njabulo Ngcobo (Kaizer Chiefs); Mosa Lebusa (Mamelodi Sundowns); Luke Fleurs (SuperSport United) and Tercious Malepe (AmaZulu)
Midfielders: Thabani Zuke (Golden Arrows); Mothobi Mvala (Mamelodi Sundowns); Sphephelo Sithole (Belenenses); Yusuf Maart (Sekhukhune United); Teboho Mokoena (SuperSport United) Goodman Mosele (Orlando Pirates); Ethan Brooks (TS Galaxy) and Jesse Donn (SuperSport United)
Forwards: Thabiso Kutumela (Mamelodi Sundowns); Bongokuhle Hlongwane (Maritzburg United); Evidence Makgopa (Baroka FC); Victor Letsoalo (Royal AM); Luther Singh (FC Copenhagen); Percy Tau (Al Ahly); Vincent Pule (Orlando Pirates); Mduduzi Mdantsane (Cape Town City) 7 Tshegofatso Mabasa (Orlando Pirates)
Many people on social media were shocked to see Tau on the list knowing that he is injured.
Al Ahly has revealed that their winger Tau is doing well in his recovery programme from a muscle injury and he will be ready to join Ahly’s training sessions in two weeks, the team’s doctor Ahmed Abu Abla said late on Monday.