Bafana Starting XI v Libya
2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Teams: South Africa v Libya
Date: 08 September 2018
Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium
Bafana Bafana will be gunning for top spot when they host Libya in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier Group E match on Saturday afternoon at Moses Mabhida Stadium.
The match will get underway at 15h00.
Stuart Baxter’s charges opened their Afcon qualifying campaign with an impressive 2-0 away victory over Nigeria in June 2017.
As a result, Bafana currently sit second in Group E with three points, level on points with Libya.
The South African national team is under pressure to qualify for the Afcon 2019 finals after they failed to qualify for the 2017 showpiece in Gabon.
Similarly, Libya got their campaign off to a flying start after thrashing Seychelles 5-1 at home.
The Mediterranean Knights top the group by virtue of a superior goal difference.
Adel Amrouche’s men are looking to qualify for the Afcon finals for the first time since 2012.
The winner of the clash will take control of Group E after the first two rounds.
Here's how they line up:
Bafana: Khune, Mphahlele, Hlanti, Hlatshwayo (c), Mkhwanazi, Furman, Mokotjo, Vilakazi, Dolly, Pule, Tau.
Subs: Keet , Maela, Xulu, Mokoena, Modiba, Mabunda, Grobler.