Other members of the Committee are Farouk Khan, Buti Mathathe, Anna Nyman, Neil Tovey, Clive Barker and Technical Committee chair Natasha Tsichlas.
SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan, CEO Dennis Mumble and Vice-President Elvis Shishana will also sit on the committee to oversee the process.
Radebe is a former Bafana Bafana long time captain who had a standout career at Leeds United in England, which he captained with distinction.
McCarthy remains Bafana Bafana’s top goal scorer of all time and has just completed his UEFA Pro A Coaching License.
He is also among a few South African players that enjoyed distinguished careers overseas having been on the books of Celta Vigo in Spain, Porto in Portugal and Blackburn Rovers in England.
Khan is a renowned development coach while Mathathe is the chairperson of the South African Football Legends.
Barker is still the only former Bafana Bafana coach to have won the Africa Cup of Nations Tournament (1996) alongside Tovey as his captain. The latter is now the Technical Director at SAFA.
Nymay is a coach in KZN.
More than sixty applications have been received and some of the candidates are Roberto Mancini, Giovanni Trapattoni, Hassan Shehata, Hugo Broos, Muhsin Ertugral, Samson Siasia, Lothar Mattheus, Bernd Schuster, while some are still contracted to their teams and cannot be mentioned.
“We want to have the process expedited as Bafana Bafana have a bumper 2017 season in which they need to compete and qualify on three fronts – namely CHAN, AFCON and the FIFA World Cup in Russia 2018,” said SAFA President Dr Danny Jordaan.
COMMITTEE TO SEARCH FOR BAFANA BAFANA COACH:
- Natasha Tsichlas
- Benni McCarthy
- Lucas Radebe
- Anna Nyman
- Farouk Khan
- Clive Barker
- Buti Mathathe
- Neil Tovey
- Elvis Shishana
- Dennis Mumble
- Danny Jordaan