The Mali clash will be played on Wednesday, 14 January at the Monedan Stadium in Libreville, Gabon.
Kickoff is at 17h00 South African time.
Goalkeeper Darren Keet is expected back in camp tonight (Monday, 12 January) after going to be with his wife in Belgium following the birth of their first child, Leighton Wade Keet.
Orlando Pirates defender Ayanda Gcaba will only arrive in Libreville on Tuesday night after he was named as a replacement for his injured club-mate Patrick Phungwayo who has since returned to South Africa to treat his injury.
Gcaba underwent a medical assessment today, as required by tournament rules and regulations and also went to get his visa to be able to travel.