Nelson Mandela, or "Madiba" - his clan name in South Africa, wore a yellow Bafana Bafana team jersey with the number four of captain Aaron Mokoena on the back when he appeared with players at his foundation in Johannesburg.
The Mandela Family are mourning the death of his Great Grand Daughter, Zenani (13yrs old), who died in car accident returning home from Soweto after the "Kick Off Concert" on evening of Thurs 10th June 2010.
South Africa's 2010 World Cup Squad
- Goalkeepers: Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs), Moeneeb Josephs (Orlando Pirates), Shu-Aib Walters (Maritzburg United)
- Defenders: Siboniso Gaxa (Sundowns), Anele Ngcongca (KRC Genk, Belgium), Aaron Mokoena - Captain (Blackburn Rovers), Matthew Booth (Sundowns), Bongani Khumalo (SuperSport United), Siyabonga Sangweni (Golden Arrows), Tsepo Masilela (Maccabi Haifa, Israel), Lucas Thwala (Orlando Pirates)
- Midfielders: Teko Modise (Orlando Pirates), Lance Davids (Ajax Cape Town), Reneilwe Letsholonyane (Kaizer Chiefs), MacBeth Sibaya (Rubin Kazan, Russia), Thanduyise Khuboni (Golden Arrows), Kagiso Dikgacoi (Fulham, England), Steven Pienaar (Everton, England), Siphiwe Tshabalala (Kaizer Chiefs)
- Strikers: Surprise Moriri (Sundowns), Bernard Parker (FC Twente, Holland), Katlego Mphela (Sundowns), Siyabonga Nomvethe (Moroka Swallows). Those indicated in BOLD come from Cape Town.
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