Call-up: United’s Walters joins Bafana

2010-03-23 00:00

MARITZBURG United goalkeeper Shu-aib Walters has been handed an opportunity of a lifetime with a call-up to the Bafana Bafana training camp in Brazil as a replacement for the injured Emille Baron.

Baron injured his shoulder last week and is expected to be out of action for more than a month.

Walters has been rewarded for his outstanding form between the posts for United, where he has hardly put a foot wrong since signing on loan from Bloemfontein Celtic in November.

The goalkeeper becomes the first United player to be called up to the senior national team, and if he can impress coach Carlos Alberto Parreira, he stands a chance of making the final 23-man squad for the World Cup in June.

 

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