By Izuchukwu Okosi:
Bafana Bafana coach Stauart Baxter on Monday revealed that Orlando Pirates midfielder Abubaker Mobara will be deployed at the right-back position in Saturday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
"I like Mobara as a player. I tried to sign him at one stage. I like him as a defender. I think in the PSL he can equip himself well in midfield," Baxter said during a press conference on Monday amid an injury crisis for the South Africa squad.
"My spin on it is if he is going to be competing for a place, he has a better chance possibly as a full-back and in an emergency at centre back.
"I saw him play against Brazil in the Olympics and he played well against Neymar. His one-versus-one defending was excellent.
"His calmness on the ball when he got into the opponent's half was also good, so I see him competing for a place there."
Mobara made 26 appearances in all competitions for his club in the concluded season, scoring two goals in the Nedbank Cup.How Natural Herbal Remedy Killed Stubborn Staphylococcus, Ecoli And Aureus And Other Infections