Baxter release Bafana Bafana squad to battle Super Eagles

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South Africa Stuart Baxter has released his matchday squad to face Nigeria in the 2019 AFCON qualifying game.

The Bafana Bafana manager named his squad after his team’s final training session on Friday night at the Godswill Akpabia International Stadium, Uyo.

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune starts in goal while the newly appointed captain and Bidvest Wits defender Thulani Hlatshwayo would lead the team from defence.

Keegan Dolly who ply his trade in France with Montpellier is starting in the midfield, while Tokelo Rantie and Sibusiso Vilakazi would lead the Bafana Bafana attack.

South Africa starting line up v Nigeria: Khune, Mphahlele, Langerman, Mathoho, Hlatshwayo (c), Furman, Zungu, Zwane, Dolly, Vilakazi, Rantie

Subs: Keet, Jali, Tau, Mabunda, Gordinho, Manyama, Mobara

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