Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has named a strong side to face Malawi this afternoon at Mogwase Stadium in a practice match. Kick-off is at 15:00. Goalkeeper Jackson Mabokwane will captain the side while the back four will comprise of Siyabonga Nhlapo, Thami Sangweni, Clayton Daniels and Madisha Motjeka.
Marc Van Heerden, Gift Motupa and Thapelo Morena will anchor the midfield while Tlou Segolela, Carl Lark and Phumelele Bhengu will form the striking trio upfront. The Malawi match is part of the final preparations for Bafana Bafana ahead of the COSAFA Cup quarter-final clash with Botswana at Moruleng Stadium on Sunday.
Bafana Bafana starting XI v Malawi at Mogwase Stadium at 15:00: Jackson Mabokgwane (c), Siyabonga Nhlapho, Marc Van Heerden, Clayton Daniels, Madisha Motjeka, Thami Sangweni, Gift Motupa, Thapelo Morena, Phumelele Bhengu, Tlou Segolela, Carl Lark
Substitutes: Ricardo Goss, Mondli Mpoto, Sibusiso Mxoyana, Mduduzi Nyanda, Lebogang Manyama, Sibusiso Khumalo, Moeketsi Sekola, Pule Ekstein.
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