Mashaba: Let's go for a win in Nigeria

Posted: 10 June 2017 Time: 16:31

Former Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says South Africa must go for a win against Nigeria today.

Bafana Bafana will face Nigeria in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria. Kickoff is set for 17h00 local time (18h00 SA time).

“We are playing against one of our nemeses,” Mashaba tells

“Go for it boys – let’s give the new coach [Stuart Baxter] a good welcome and make sure we win this game.


“I hear people talking about a draw – it’s not a good thing... [and it] doesn’t guarantee you anything.

“They can come and beat you at home. So, let’s go for a win,” concluded Mashaba.

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