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No reason to panic over strong Bafana – Mba

12 August 2013, 16:46

Abuja - Super Eagles forward Sunday Mba has said there is no need to panic over the strong squad South Africa selected to face Nigeria in the Nelson Mandela Challenge on Wednesday, Vanguard reports.

The African champions will face Bafana Bafana at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban and Mba believes they will come away from the encounter unscathed.

"We know it won't be easy in South Africa. More so against the Bafana Bafana, because everybody wants to win against Nigeria and go down in history as the side that defeated the reigning African champions,” Mba said.

"It's a friendly game but the build-up to the game underscores the fact that there is nothing like friendly in football any longer. Every game is as important as the World Cup final.”

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