Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki has named his starting XI for the Nelson Mandela Challenge match against Mali, his first in charge of the national team.
The friendly is of critical importance as South Africa prepare for critical 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Ghana and Sunday which take place in November.
South Africa's talisman, Percy Tau is not on the line-up as he is currently nursing an injury.
Bradley Grobler will lead the line for Bafana with, while Dean Furnman is in midfield and Ronwen Williams in goal.
Bafana Bafana XI
Williams, Morena, Mathoho, Hlatshwayo, Maela, Mokotjo, Furman, Serero, Lorch, Dolly, Grobler
Subs: Keet (GK), Goss (GK), Mkhwanazi, Rikhotso, Lebusa, Mokeke, Phiri, Mvala, Zwane, Erasmus.