The match kicks off at 15h00. Meanwhile, Burkina Faso will face Cape Verde in the other Group D match.
Both Cllr Nkadimeng and MEC Moloi emphasised the need for Bafana Bafana to make the country proud by bagging all the three points and assured coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba that Peter Mokaba will be filled to the rafters, come Saturday.
The last time South Africa played Senegal was in the 2015 Edition of the annual Nelson Mandela Challenge where the home team prevailed 1-0 at Orlando Stadium.
Mashaba assured the South African public that he was intent on making the country proud by winning against Senegal on Saturday.
The squad will start training on Tuesday, 8 November at Peter Mokaba Stadium and tickets for the match are already on sale at Computicket, Shoprite and Checkers Stores around the country and are going for R60 all round.
Meanwhile, new Bafana Bafana striker Lars Veldwijk has arrived in the country and has already joined his national squad teammates.
The imposing striker said he was excited to represent Bafana Bafana and says his dream was to go to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
GROUP D RESULTS SO FAR:
BURKINA FASO 1 – 1 SOUTH AFRICA
SENEGAL 2 – 0 CAPE VERDE
GROUP D STANDINGS:
P W D L GF GA PTS
1. Senegal 1 1 0 0 2 0 3
2. South Africa 1 0 1 0 1 1 1
3. Burkina Faso 1 0 1 0 1 1 1
4. Cape Verde 1 0 0 1 0 0 0