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Shakes Mashaba (Gallo Images)
Shakes Mashaba (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana take on Senegal in a 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifier on Saturday (15:30) with coach "Shakes" Mashaba needing a win to maintain the objective of qualifying for the sporting showpiece in Russia.

Mashaba has named a 25-man squad including Belgium-based newcomer Lars Veldwijk who will be aiming to make his debut against the Lions of Teranga.

Bafana Bafana will be aiming to improve their qualifying record on previous campaigns that saw the national team disappoint by failing to reach major tournaments including the last two World Cups and the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon.

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