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Bafana & Botswana Starting XIs Announced

Bafana Bafana and Botswana have confirmed their starting lineup for this afternoon’s COSAFA Cup encounter at Isaac Wolfson Stadium.

This match day two of the group stages match for both teams having both played a draw in the opening, South Africa’s 1-all draw against Mozambique and Botswana’s goalless draw against Eswatini.

Bafana Bafana’s aim to reach the knockout stages remains in touching distance as they need to win their remaining games including this one.

Mkhalele who’s leading the team in the absence of Hugo Broos has a youthful squad that most still want to make themselves name in the football industry.

These two sides will be facing each other for the ninth time in the COSAFA Cup tournament. South Africa has never lost against Botswana, They won seven matches and one ended with a draw.

Bafana Bafana XI:

Mpoto, Matuludi, Moloisane, Dortley, Modise, Bern, Brooks, Kwayiba, Velebayi, Titus, Sibanyoni.

Subs: Xulu, Thikazi, Kammies, Mcaba, Mojela, Cupido, van Wyk, Rhodes, Moremi, Cupido, Mzimela, Poggenpoel.

Botswana XI:


Sinethemba Makonco
Sinethemba Makonco
Sinethemba Makonco is one of South Africa's brightest up-and-coming football journalists. Makonco shot to prominence on social media as a reliable source for South African football news and transfer stories, and is currently working as a junior journalist at iDiski Times.