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Itumeleng Khune and Darren Keet replaced by Reyaad Pieterse and Wayne Sandilands in Bafana Bafana squad

Posted: 23 August 2017 Time: 14:19

Bafana Bafana goalkeepers Itumeleng Khune and Darren Keet have been withdrawn from the squad that will take on Cape Verde in back-to-back 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Khune is down with a chest infection while Keet is suffering from a knee injury.

Head coach Stuart Baxter has called up Reyaad Pieterse of SuperSport United as well as Wayne Sandilands of Orlando Pirates as replacements.

South Africa faces Cape Verde on Friday, 1 September at the Estadio Nacional Stadium in Cape Verde. Kick-off is at 17h30 local time (20h30 SA time).

The return leg will be played on Tuesday, 5 September at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. Kick-off is at 19h00.

Bafana Bafana will assemble for camp on Sunday in Johannesburg, and are expected to travel to Cape Verde on Tuesday.

Article by: SAFA Media
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