Shakes Mashaba has named his starting XI that will do battle with Senegal this evening in this year’s Nelson Mandela Challenge.
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Mashaba’s men will be eager to defend the title that they won by beating Ivory Coast last year, becoming the first Bafana side to win successive NMC titles since wins in 2008 and 2009.
Erick Mathoho and Rivaldo Coetzee both had to pull out of the squad due to injuries they sustained in the 3-1 defeat to Mauritania over the weekend, while Ayanda Patosi was allowed to leave for family reasons, and Mashaba had to adjust his team in order to deal with that.
Anele Ngcongca and Thamsanqa Gabuza were also complaining of injuries after the clash, however were declared fit to play yesterday afternoon.
Itumeleng Khune (c), Anele Ngcongca, Clayton Daniels, Muzi Mashaba, Siyabonga Nhlapho, Andile Jali, Bongani Zungu, Mpho Makola, Daylon Claasen, Sibusiso Vilakazi, Thamsanqa Gabuza.
The game will take place at 19h00 at Orlando Stadium.