6 June 2018 – Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has praised his charges for executing their plan to the letter when they defeated Namibia 4-1 in the 2018 COSAFA Cup Plate semi-final on Tuesday night (5 June) at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.
Goals from captain Siyanda Xulu, Maphosa Modiba as well as a brace Man of the Match Lebohang Maboe were enough to see South Africa to a meeting with their rivals Botswana in the Plate final on Friday, 8 June 2018.
Kick-off is at 17h00 at the New Peter Mokaba Stadium.
In 2016, the two side met in the main Cup decider of this competition, with Bafana Bafana emerging victorious.
South Africa won the Plate final in 2017 and will be looking to do so again.