Johannesburg - Bafana Bafana will host their Soccer World Cup qualifier against Botswana in Durban on September 7, FIFA has confirmed.
According to the Sowetanlive website, the match at the Moses Mabhida Stadium will kick off at 15:30.
But the venue for the key match in Group A between leaders Ethiopia
and the Central African Republic [CAR] has yet to be designated,
suggesting it is likely to be played at a neutral venue rather than in
That will come as much relief to Ethiopia but a blow to South
Ethiopia have a two-point advantage over Bafana in the standings
after being stripped of three points by FIFA for using an ineligible
The respite for Gordon Igesund's team gives them a chance to
still salvage prospects of going to Brazil, but SA must beat Botswana
and Ethiopia fail at the same time if Bafana are to finish top of the
standings and advance to the final phase of qualification.