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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.

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