Bafana, who need a point to qualify for AFCON, travelled from Tunis to Sfax on Friday, taking a four-and-a-half hour bus trip. They will train on the match day venue this evening before taking on the Libyans on Sunday.
“We travelled in from Tunis yesterday. It was a four and a half hour bus trip, which is was good because we got that out of the way two days before the game. The players had a good day to recouperate and we had a good meeting last night and now we are at pre-match,” Baxter said in the match day minus one press conference.
“Pre-match is always a difficult one because you’ve got to get through the tactical preparations on the pitch in an hour. But I think the boys have done some good work. We are quite prepared, but we will polish it up tonight. We will do 11 versus 11, do our set plays again and just make sure that they are comfortable with the way we are going to play. It’s exactly the way we’ve played in all the games, but we have changed it slightly in some games and there will be slight changes in this one. So it’s important that they are comfortable, so that when we come back from the stadium I want them to fresh mentally, physically and I want them to be clear in their mind tactically.”