Abbubaker Mobara has been named amongst the seven players to make the bench while, striker Thamsanqa Gabuza misses out entirely.
Newly appointed coach of South Africa, Stuart Baxter has named his starting eleven for his side's match against Nigeria.
Bafana Bafana and the Super Eagles are set to do battle in an all important CAF African Cup of Nations Qualifier in Uyo today.
Starting XI: Itumeleng Khune, Rama Mphahlele, Erick Mathoho, Thulani Hlatshwayo (c), Tebogo Langerman, Themba Zwane, Dean Furman, Bongani Zungu, Keagan Dolly, Sibusiso Vilakazi, Tokelo Rantie
Subs: Darren Keet, Andile Jali, Percy Tau, Tiyani Mabunda, Lorenzo Gordinho, Lebogang Manyama, Abbubaker Mobara
Kick off for the clash is 18:00 (South African Time).