Bafana Bafana

Baxter names Bafana starting XI for Libya clash

2018-09-08 12:34
Stuart Baxter
Stuart Baxter (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach, Stuart Baxter has named his team to face Libya in a crucial Group E Africa Cup of Nations qualifier to be played at the Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban on Saturday afternoon. 

After beating Nigeria 2-0 in their opening qualifying match last year, a win will see move above Libya who also won their opening encounter. 

Baxter has named a strong team for the encounter captain by Thulani Hlatshwayo and including the likes of Keagan Dolly, Percy Tau, Dean Furman and Itumeleng Khune.

In-form Wits striker, Bradley Grobler, is on the bench.

The match kicks off at 15:00. 

South Africa XI

Khune, Mphahlele, Hlanti, Hlatshwayo (c), Mkhwanazi, Furman, Mokotjo, Vilakazi, Dolly, Pule, Tau. 

Substitutes: Keet , Maela, Xulu, Mokoena, Modiba, Mabunda,  Grobler.

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