Bafana Bafana

Mashaba calls for consistency

2015-11-16 09:10
Shakes Mashaba and Owen da Gama (Gallo Images)

Durban - Ahead of their 2018 FIFA World Cup second-leg qualifier against Angola this week, Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba hinted that there will be no major changes to his starting XI as they seek to keep the momentum consistent.

Bafana Bafana and Angola will face one another at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Tuesday, November 17.

Mashaba's charges find themselves in the driving seat following their 3-1 triumph over the Sable Antelopes.

Andile Jali, Tokelo Rantie and the inform Thamsanqa Gabuza were on target for South Africa on the day.

Prior to the upcoming game, Mashaba said they will review their last match in an attempt to spot their opponents weaknesses and strong points.

“We’ll have a session to review a game we played against them last week,” said Mashaba

“We’ll look at our flaws and their strong points, and then we’ll take it from there. But I think we are still ready for the game and we might make one or two changes in the team.

“We don’t want to make big changes, although people expect us to give others a chance. It’s not about giving others a chance, but it’s about keeping the consistency in the team.

“The more changes you make, and then you are breaking the team momentum.

“It was so difficult to select a starting eleven on Friday, based on the players we have. But I think we are ready for the game on Tuesday.”

Kick-off is at 19:00.


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