After earning his last 88 caps in 2014, Bafana Bafana Midfielder, Simphiwe Tshabalala was recalled to the national team by Coach Stuart Baxter.
The professional soccer player is hoping his knowledge and experience will help Bafana Bafana qualify for the 2018 World Soccer World Cup to be held in Russia, next year.
The soccer team is set to have two crucial qualifying games; one home and one away against Senegal.
Simphiwe Tshabalala hopes to be a positive influence on the team as he has so much love and faith in the soccer team.
Siphiwe Tshablala also sees his call-up as an honour and sees himself adding value to the team as opposed to numbers.
The soccer player who is also a Kaizer Chiefs player says he hopes hardwork in Kaizer Chiefs will enhance his abilities of going back to playing for the national team, but for now he is happy with the call-up.
The midfielder is also famous for his star goal at the 2010 Soccer World Cup that was held in South Africa.
Consistency has always been key to this soccer player who has a passion for football and an even bigger passion for team work.
Bafana Bafana is at the bottom of Group D with four points, but the team is still hopeful and has the country’s support.