Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has defended his selections at the back and in the goalkeeping department in his final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Baxter’s frontline defence — should he go with four at the back — of Thamsanqa Mkhize‚ captain Thulani Hlatshwayo‚ Buhle Mkhwanazi and leftback Sifiso Hlanti looks solid and should not be questioned.

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