Lesego Galenamotlhale of Botswana challenged by Mohau Mokate of South Africa during 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup match between Botswana and South Africa at Moruleng Stadium in Rustenburg on 04 July 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix
Saturday Jul 22, 2017. 11:00
South Africa will play host to Botswana in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier on Saturday.
Kick-off is at 15h00 CAT.
The Southern Zone second-leg match will take place at the Moruleng Stadium in North West Province of South Africa.
Bafana Bafana recorded a 2-0 victory over Botswana in the first-leg clash at the Francistown Sports Complex in Francistown last weekend.
South Africa will be eager to complete a double over Botswana in front oftheir supporters in Moruleng.
The Zebras of Botswana have never qualified for the CHAN finals, while South Africa participated in the 2011 and 2014 finals.
The winner on aggregate between South Africa and Botswana will face off with either Swaziland and Zambia in the second round.
Zambia are leading 4-0 on aggregate after hammering Swaziland in the first-leg encounter in Lobamba last weekend.
Referee João Goma, who hails from Angola, will be in charge of the match between South Africa and Botswana.