Mashaba only wants three points


Bafana Bafana coach, Shakes Mashaba, has said that he only wants his team to make three points when thy face Nigeria at the Uyo International Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Mashaba explained that he knows that Bafana are doing well, however, they are not approaching their encounters with caution, and if they did, would avoid being trapped.

“First thing, we don't want to break the momentum of the team, all the players that are here deserve to be here,” he said.

“We still want to make sure that we keep a clean record by winning all our matches, but unfortunately we drew at some point but we want to win this one against Nigeria.”

He has made three changes to his starting team for the match against Nigeria.

Tefu Mashamaite will be replacing Rivaldo Coetzee at defender, Reneilwe Letsholonyane will be taking place at midfielder in place of Andile Jali and Mandla Masango will be replace the injured Thulani Serero at midfielder.

Bafana starting team:

Darren Keet, Sibusiso Khumalo, Anele Ngcongca, Eric Mathoho, Tefu Mashamaite, Dean Furman (captain), Reneilwe Letsholonyane, Oupa Manyisa, Mandla Masango, Bongani Ndulula, Tokelo Rantie.


Brilliant Khuzwayo, Rivaldo Coetzee, Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Themba Zwane, Kermit Erasmus, Andile Jali, Lehlohonolo Majoro.


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