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International Friendly

Teams: Costa Rica v Bafana Bafana

Date: 09 October 2015

Venue: Estadio Nacional 

Bafana Bafana will lock horns with Costa Rica in an international friendly at the Estadio Nacional.

The match is scheduled to get underway at 04h00 South African time.

Shakes Mashaba has already been dealt a few blows, with Tokelo Rantie and Orlando Pirates trio Mpho Makola, Thamsanqa Gabuza and Thabo Matlaba having been ruled out.

However, Mashaba has gone for Sibusiso Vilakazi to lead the Bafana attack, with Thulani Serero, George Lebese and Mandla Masango supporting the Bidvest Wits forward.

Itumeleng Khune returns to action to captain Bafana, while there is also a full debut for Ajax Cape Town defender, Mosa Lebusa.

Costa Rica boast some impressive individual talents in attack, which include the likes of Joel Campbell, Bryan Ruiz, while Real Madrid goalkeeper, Keylor Navas, is expected to start.

Here's how they line-up:

Costa Rica: Keylor Navas, Gamboa , Acosta, Calvo, Borges, Duarte, Venegas, Tejeda ,Campbell, Oviedo, Urena

Bafana Bafana: Itumeleng Khune, Anele Ngcongca, Rivaldo Coetzee, Erick Mathoho, Mosa Lebusa, Mandla Masango, Andile Jali, Bongani Zungu, Thulani Serero, George Lebese, Sibusiso Vilakazi.

 

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