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South Africa will deliver against Nigeria - Khune

14/11/2018

/ by Augustine Akhilomen
South Africa goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune believes with the home supporters on their side the team will overcome the Super Eagles in Saturday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Having come under serious criticisms from the home supporters after failing to beat Seychelles in Victoria, a result which put the team second spot behind Nigeria on eighth points. It's not yet clear whether the team would top the table at the end of the qualifying series.

However, Khune reiterated the commitment and determination of the players to defeat Nigeria on November 17 (Saturday) if only the fans could give them massive support.

“You know how South Africans are. They like last-minute things‚” Khune said.

“So they will go and buy tickets. We just have to encourage them to come to the stadium‚ and make promises that we will keep and we will deliver on Saturday.

“So that’s our promise – that we will do well. We will definitely go out there and represent the country well.

“So they must play their part as well by coming to support the team. And purchase more tickets.

“Ninety-five thousand – it’s possible.

“South Africans I know you can do it. The team needs you.”

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