Director of national teams Barney Kujane has told snl24.com/kickoff that the Under-23 squad are determined to put up a good showing in the match, which kicks off at 16h00.
"Everything is in place," he says. "The squad is rested after only one training session yesterday and as I speak now the boys are relaxing, waiting for the game. I’m confident the squad won't disappoint the nation."
Golden Arrows defender Musa Bilankulu is a late addition to the squad, along with Kaizer Chiefs youngster Wayne Matle and Vincent Kobolo from Moroka Swallows.
In the absence of Itumelang Khune, who is on senior national team duty with Bafana Bafana in Ghana, Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa is set to claim the number one jersey ahead of Santos keeper Lee Langeveldt.
New Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Michael Nkambule is also expected to feature in midfield, assisted by the exciting Makhanyiseli Siwahla from Ajax Cape Town.
South Africa is using the friendly against Denmark this afternoon – and the one on Saturday – as preparation for their remaining 2008 Beijing Olympic qualifier against Nigeria in March, despite having no chance of making it through to the finals.