Bafana Bafana captain, Thulani Hlatshwayo, says the team will be prepared for their top-of-the-table clash against the Super Eagles next month in a matchday-five fixture of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers scheduled for the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The South African side were held to a goalless draw by Seychelles in Victoria last Tuesday, three days after they trounced the same team 6-0 in Johannesburg.
The result in Victoria has put Bafana in a dicey position in their quest to qualify for the AFCON finals in Cameroon next year with two potentially difficult matches against bitter rivals Nigeria at home and an away game against Libya.
Hlatshwayo, however, says the Bafana will play better against Nigeria who now top the Group E table with nine points. South Africa are second on eight points.
“Things didn’t go our way in Victoria‚ we did not finish the chances…