Cape Verde will look to continue their fine run at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations when they take on South Africa on Saturday night at Stade Charles Konan Banny de Yamoussoukro.
The Blue Sharks topped Group B in the group phase, beating Ghana and Mozambique, before sharing the spoils with Egypt in their final game.
Bubista’s men have never reached the semi-final of this competition and will be keen on making history in this game after seeing off Mauritania in the last 16.
Bafana Bafana however will be aiming to reach the semi-final for the time since 2000 in this clash, having dispatched Morocco in the last 16 in a 2-0 result.
Hugo Broos’ side has only lost one game in this competition(Mali) so far and managed to see off Namibia, before drawing Tunisia in their final group game.
Moreover, the Southerners have not conceded in any of the last three games in this tournament and will look to prove themselves Resolute in defence once more.
Ryan Mendes stepped up in the 88th minute to grab the win for the Blue Sharks against Mauritania and the forward is expected to be joined by Bebe in attack for this clash.
Meanwhile, Percy Tau and Themba Zwane will be the players expected to make a difference for Bafana Bafana in attack as they eye the golden prize.
The game begins at 8:00 pm.