Register Login Scores

Starting XIs and Previews

Starting XI: Nigeria v Bafana

2019 Africa Cup Of Nations Qualifier 

Teams: Nigeria v South Africa 

Date: 10 June 2017

Venue: Godswill Akpabio International Stadium

Bafana Bafana begin their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying  campaign with a clash against Nigeria.

The match is scheduled to get underway at 18h00.

Bidvest Wits' Thulani Hlatshwayo has been named Bafana's captain and will partner Erick Mathoho in the defence.

Tokelo Rantie will lead the attack on his return to the national set-up, while Dean Furman partners Bongani Zungu in the heart of the midfield.

Kermit Erasmus and Thamsanqa Gabuza have been left out of the match day squad.

Arsenal's Alex Iwobi and Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho have been included in the Nigeria's starting XI.

The Super Eagles warmed up for this encounter with a comfortable 3-0 win over Togo last week.

Here's how they line up:

Nigeria: Akpeyi; Shehu, Awaziem, Ekong, Elderson; Onazi, Ndidi, Etebo; Simon, Iwobi, Iheanacho.

Bafana: Khune, Mphahlele, Langerman, Mathoho, Hlatshwayo (c), Furman, Zungu, Zwane, Dolly, Vilakazi, Rantie.

Belgium Cruise To Victory, Arsenal Star On Target For Swiss

Man Utd Release Zlatan

Sweden Stun Misfiring France

1564 comments

Top 5

Chiefs Clear-Out Continues With 7 More…

248 Jul 27, 2021 06:38 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Retired This Year

2 Jul 27, 2021 07:25 PM in World News

Downs Part Ways With Key Figure

46 Jul 27, 2021 03:20 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Players In Running For 2021 Ballon D'Or

43 Jul 21, 2021 09:25 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Pirates Begin Trimming Squad, Second Exit Imminent

29 Jul 27, 2021 03:00 PM in Orlando Pirates

Exclusive: Zungu Update, Agent Comments On Chiefs Link

83 Jul 28, 2021 03:09 PM in Players Abroad

Downs Part Ways With Key Figure

46 Jul 27, 2021 03:20 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Pitso Targeting Chiefs Starlet?

81 Jul 29, 2021 11:02 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Big-Name Players Who Returned To Africa

3 Jul 28, 2021 12:20 PM in African Football

CBL: Two Surprise Inclusions For Chiefs

121 Jul 29, 2021 01:01 PM in Soweto Derby

Chiefs Announce More Contract Business

107 Jul 27, 2021 04:16 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Former Pirates Star To Replace R17m Ahly-Bound Star?

16 Jul 27, 2021 08:00 AM in Siyagobhoza

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Pirates Player Exit Imminent...

6 Jul 26, 2021 07:58 PM in Orlando Pirates