Durban — Bafana Bafana know they have to avoid a repeat of their epic choke against Cape Verde in 2017’s World Cup qualifiers when they meet Libya at the same venue, Durban, in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier. At their second training session at the Princess Magogo Stadium in KwaMashu on Tuesday, the South Africans said they had to apply themselves and take nothing for granted against 101st-ranked Libya. Bafana’s opening 2-0 away win against Nigeria in June 2017 means they can put themselves firmly in the driving seat to qualify for Cameroon 2019 by beating Libya at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. With Seychelles surely the whipping boys in Group E, a victory on Saturday would leave the South Africans needing some choke not to finish at least second and reach the finals. But the last time SA were in such a position they did choke, with a 2-1 away defeat against Cape Verde. Costly defeat That was followed by an even more costly defeat by the same scoreline in the r...

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