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SA primed for Slovenian battle

2013-09-03 22:01
John-Laffnie de Jager (File)

Johannesburg - Slovenia have announced on Tuesday their squad for next week's crucial Euro-Africa Group One tie against South Africa, without their number two player Aljaz Bedene.

Despite Bedene's absence, South Africa still face an uphill battle, with both Grega Zemlja and Blaz Kavcic ranked higher than top South African Rik de Voest, who has a 162nd world ranking.

Should De Jager's team fail to beat Slovenia, they will have to face a formidable Russian line-up in order to avoid relegation.

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