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Vilakazi: We’ll rewrite our history against Eagles

Bafana Bafana and Bidvest Wits midfielder Sibusiso Vilakazi insists the national team are determined to “bring pride and happiness” back to the country’s supporters.


“They are prepared to die for a just cause, work for each other and want to bring pride and happiness to the country. That is the type of task any responsible citizen needs to carry to make a difference in society.

“We know our history against Nigeria but we are determined to change all that. History is always there to be rewritten and I am confident that come Wednesday, we will put smiles on most South Africans,” he added.

Eagles won’t be easy

Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa has called for discipline as Bafana Bafana prepare to take on African champions Nigeria in their next Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Cape Town  “Every player wants to see himself progress in life, so seeing myself as captain is a big achievement and an honour. It is motivating

“Nigeria is a big country and we know playing them won’t be easy. We need to keep the discipline, like we did against Sudan,” added the 26-year-old.


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