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Mbalula calls on SA to back Bafana

2016-10-06 14:11
Fikile Mbalula (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has wished Bafana Bafana well ahead of the start of their 2018 Soccer World Cup qualification campaign.

“It is that time again to unite behind our national team. Our young boys are a symbol of perseverance and dedication. They soldier on in these qualifiers with honor gallantly fighting to see our nation in the World Cup tournament. As a nation of patriots, we have confidence in our national team and its coach Mr Shakes Mashaba. I pledge my full support and call on all South Africans to support our boys as they hoist our national flag with pride,” Mbalula said.

Mbalula expressed gratitude to all South Africans who continue to support the national team.

Bafana Bafana will face Burkina Faso on Saturday in Ouagadougou.

Kick-off is at 20:00 (SA time).

The 2018 World Cup will take place in Russia.

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