Bafana Bafana head coach, Shakes Mashaba, has announced his starting line-up for their Afcon qualifier against Mauritania.
Thulani Serero, who declared fit by the doctors, starts in the midfield along with Dean Furman, Andile Jali and Denmark-based Mandla Masango.
Itumeleng gets the nod in between the sticks and will also wear the captain's armband, while AFC Bournemouth striker returns to the Bafana attack, alongside Thamsanqa Gabuza.
Bafana Bafana starting XI: Khune (c), Ngcongca, Zulu, Coetzee, Mathoho, Furman, Jali, Serero, Masango, Gabuza, Rantie
Substitutes: Mabokgwane, Mashaba, Daniels, Makola, Patosi, Vilakazi, Zungu
Mauritania XI: Salahdine, Abeid, Diaw, Dellah, N’Diaye(c), Abdoul, Denna, Gaye,Khalil, Diakhité, Ba
The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h00 at the Stade Olympique de Nouakchott this evening.