This is standard practice now for all international matches and means the match result will count towards the FIFA rankings.
Some of the recent Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) warm-up matches, however, have seen sides make wholesale changes, like Zambia, who played an entirely new line-up in the second half on Sunday when they were beaten 2-0 by Angola at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto.
Bafana will play their final warm-up match against Algeria at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 18:00), ahead of the start of the 2013 AFCON on January 19.
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