South African defensive duo, Erick Mathoho and Rivaldo Coetzee, will both miss tomorrow’s clash with Senegal in the Nelson Mandela Challenge.
Ratings: Bafana v Mauritania
The Kaizer Chiefs and Ajax Cape Town central defenders both sustained injuries in the 3-1 defeat at the hands of Mauritania this weekend, and will now be forced to sit out Tuesday night’s game.
Meanwhile, Anele Ngcongca and Thamsanqa Gabuza, who both started in Mauritania, will be assessed at training today before a decision is made as to whether they will be able to play at Orlando Stadium this week.
Shakes Mashaba’s hopes of qualifying for the 2017 African Cup of Nations were dealt a major blow over the weekend, with the defeat to Mauritania being followed by another Cameroon win.
Only the top team from each of the 13 groups, and the top-placed runner up, will qualify for the next round of the competition’s qualifiers.