29 September 2019 – Tickets for the Bafana Bafana vs Mali in the 2019 Nelson Mandela Challenge are already on sale.

They can be purchased at Computicket outlets, as well as Shoprite and Checkers stores countrywide.

The tickets are selling for R40 for adults and R20 for children under the age of 12.

Bafana Bafana and Mali clash on Sunday, 13 October 2019 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

Kickoff is at 15h00.

This will be the first time Mali participates in this one day event, but the two nations have met four times before, with The Eagles having the upperhand of two wins and one draw.

The West Africans are ranked 11thon the continent – two places above South Africa, but 57thin the World compared to Bafana Bafana’s 71.

The Nelson Mandela Challenge returns to the Eastern Cape for the third time – the first was in 2005 vs Senegal where South Africa won 3-2, then again in 2011 in a 1-1 draw against Ivory Coast.