Cape Town - Bafana Bafana head coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba
has made four changes to the team that played to a 1-1 draw against Mauritania
for the 2016 Nelson Mandela Challenge clash against Egypt.
South Africa and The Pharaohs meet tonight (6 September) in
the 22nd edition of the annual event.
The clash will take place at Orlando Stadium in Soweto.
Kickoff is at 19h05.
Mashaba will continue with Itumeleng Khune in goals, while
Clayton Daniels will take the place of Ramahlwe Mphahlele at central defence
alongside captain Thulani Hlatshwayo.
Tebogo Langerman and Abbubaker Mobara retain their positions
at leftbback and rightback respectively.
Dean Furman returns to the starting line-up after starting
from the bench against Mauritania as he replaces Hlompho Kekana. Mandla Masango
has also been prefered over Maphosa Modiba with Andile Jali and Mpho Makola as
the other midfielders.
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Keagan Dolly has recovered from his hamstring injury and
replaces Sibusiso Vilakazi while Thamsanqa Gabuza completes the starting
Dolly missed the Mauritania clash as he was still nursing a
Denwin Farmer and Thabiso Kutumela are not in the match day
squad, with the rest of the players starting on the bench.
SA: Itumeleng Khune (GK), Abbubaker Mobara, Tebogo
Langerman, Clayton Daniels, Thulani Hlatshwayo (C), Andile Jali, Dean Furman,
Mpho Makola, Mandla Masango, Keagan Dolly, Thamsanqa Gabuza.
Subs: Jackson Mabokgwane (GK), Riyaad Pieterse (GK), Tokelo
Rantie, Gift Motupa, Sifiso Hlanti, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Hlompho Kekana, Maphosa
Modiba, Sibusiso Vilakazi, Diamond Thopola, Deolin Mekoa, Thapelo Morena
Not in match day squad: Denwin Farmer, Thabiso Kutumela
NB: In the event of a draw after 90 minutes, there will be
no extra-time or penalties, the trophy will be shared and both teams will
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