South Africa make six changes for Zambia match

September 14, 2006

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 14 (Reuters) - South Africa on Thursday named uncapped striker Nathan Paulse in their 20-man squad for next month's African Nations Cup qualifier against Zambia in Lusaka.

Caretaker coach Pitso Mosimane, in charge of his last match before the arrival of Brazilian Carlos Alberto Parreira, made six changes to the squad that drew 0-0 at home with Congo earlier this month at the start of the qualifying campaign for the 2008 Nations Cup finals.

Back in the squad are defenders George Mofokeng and Siphiwe Mkhonza and the midfield trio of Mlungisi Gumbi, Siphiwe Tshabalala and Benedict Vilakazi.

Paulse, from Ajax Cape Town, is the only uncapped player in the side

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Rowen Fernandez (Kaizer Chiefs), Calvin Marlin (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Defenders: Bradley Carnell (Karlsruhe, Germany), Ricardo Katza (SuperSport United), Siphiwe Mkhonza (Kaizer Chiefs), George Mofokeng (Ajax Cape Town), Aaron Mokoena (Blackburn Rovers, England), Nasief Morris (Panathinaikos, Greece), Cyril Nzama (Kaizer Chiefs)

Midfielders: Mlungisi Gumbi (Lamontville Golden Arrows), Siyabonga Nkosi (Kaizer Chiefs), Steven Pienaar (Borussia Dortmund, Germany), Gert Schalkwyk (Kaizer Chiefs), Macbeth Sibaya (Rubin Kazan, Russia), Dillon Sheppard (Mamelodi Sundowns), Siphiwe Tshabalala (Free State Stars), Benedict Vilakazi (Orlando Pirates)

Strikers: Siyabonga Nomvete (Aalborg BK, Denmark), Nathan Paulse (Ajax Cape Town), Glen Salmon (FC Groningen, Netherlands).