Cape Town - Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has announced the starting eleven to face Botswana in the 2018 COSAFA Cup Plate final and made just one forced change to the team that beat Namibia 4-1 in the semi-final.
South Africa and Botswana face off on Friday at the New Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane with the action set to get underway at 17:00.
Baxter has kept the bulk of the squad that played against Namibia, and handed a new cap to Paseka Mako who comes in for the suspended Fortune Makaringe who received two yellow cards in the opening match.
In the second match of the day Lesotho will take on Madagascar in the 3rd/4thplace play -ff at the same venue.
Bafana squad to face Botswana:
Reyaad Pieterse (GK), Siyanda Xulu (c), Motjeka Madisha, Siyabonga Ngezana, Maphosa Modiba, Paseka Mako, Wiseman Meyiwa, Siphesihle Ndlovu, Gift Links, Lebohang Maboe, Ryan Moon,
Bruce Bvuma (GK), Khulekani Kubheka (GK), Tareeq Fielies, Jamie Webber, Abednigo Mosiatlhaga, Lyle Foster, Luther Singh