Bafana Bafana defender, Terrence Mashego is upbeat the team will secure a place in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, reports Completesports.com.
Hugo Broos’ side will battle three-time champions Nigeria in the semi-final at the Stade de la Paix, Bouake on Wednesday.
The Super Eagles defeated the Bafana Bafana 2-1 the last time both teams met at the quarter-final stage of the AFCON five years ago in Egypt.
Mashego however believes the result will be different this time around.
“It’s going to be a difficult game, you know Nigeria has a good squad but also on out outside we have a good squad, so it’s going to be a very good game,” Mashego was quoted by idiskitimes.
“We’re [confident] in our defence, we’ve gone for four games without conceding, [like Nigeria] we’re ready for any battle.
“I’d say we don’t want to pressurise ourselves, so we just