Rama will start for Bafana

Ramahlwe ‘Rama’ Mphahlele will start for Bafana Bafana in Tuesday night’s match against Cape Verde. This 2018 World Cup qualifier will take place at Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium (kick-off at 19:00).

South Africa lost the away game against Cape Verde 2-1 in Praia on Friday.

Erick Mathoho will miss tonight’s clash, due to the red-card he received in Friday’s encounter. The lanky Kaizer Chiefs defender is therefore suspended.

Itumeleng Khune had to withdraw from the squad for both matches because of a chest infection.

Bafana Bafana: Sandilands (G); Mphahlele, Gould, Hlatshwayo, Hlanti; Furman, Kekana, Zwane, Dolly; Grobler, Rantie.

Subs: Pieterse, Williams, Daniels, Langerman, Mobara, Claasen, Serero, Mokotjo, Jali, Zungu, Manyama, Tau, Erasmus