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Make Or Break! Can South Africa Change History Tonight Against Nigeria?

South Africa coach Shakes Mashaba is confident Bafana Bafana can beat Nigeria in Cape Town on Wednesday

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South Africa coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba play

South Africa coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba

South Africa takes on Nigeria in Cape Town Wednesday in an AFCON qualifier for a place in next year’s competition in Morocco

Bafana Bafana have never beaten Nigeria in any competitive game, but Shakes Mashaba, believes the encounter tonight will alter history in their favour

“I am very positive we will get something from tonight’s encounter against Nigeria. There is always a start when history is altered and I believe that start will be tonight,’’ Mashaba said

Nigeria and South Africa have met on nine different occasion, with the Rainbow nation recording just one victory in the 2004 Nelson Mandela Challenge, Nigeria have run away 7 time winners, with a draw shared between them.

Nigeria’s coach Stephen Keshi has assured that the Super Eagles will do more than they did in the game against Congo on Saturday, where they lost 2-3 at home in Calabar to Claude Le Roy and his boys

South Africa won its first group game 3-0 in Sudan on Friday, September 5.

The match is cheduled for 7Pm Nigerian time

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