The senior South African men’s national team, Bafana Bafana landed safely in Durban on Monday, 3 September ahead of their crucial Afcon 2019 qualifier against Libya scheduled to take place on Saturday, 8 September.
Here's how Premier Soccer League players and clubs are turning their attention to their national teams. Stay on site and we will bring you much more in the countdown before the qualifiers.
You can also view Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter's press conference where he asks for caution in underestimating Libya, and also talks about the squads depth to deal with withdrawals.
Baxter answers a question about the withdrawal of Andre Arendse as goalkeeper coach.
Happiness 🇿🇦 pic.twitter.com/s1EmgfjQm8— Keagan dolly (@dolly_keagan07) September 4, 2018
Thank you so much Ntwana yam e strong ngizoba strong!! https://t.co/63uVSWhTTZ— Bongani Zungu (@BonganiZungu08) September 3, 2018
@BafanaBafana replacements @Tiyani_Shuga13 of @Masandawana @posmanmodiba of @SuperSportFC & Vincent Pule of @orlandopirates have arrived at the national team camp in place of Hlompho Kekana, Bongani Zungu & Themba Zwane @SAFA_net pic.twitter.com/yBM9Dv4LRb— Bafana Bafana (@BafanaBafana) September 4, 2018
Baxter says they requested the scan from Strasbourg so the team doctor could ratify whether it is worth bringing in Mothiba, but no such documentation has been received. Here’s FIFA’s rules on “injured players” called for national duty: pic.twitter.com/uNvFvWLY10— Chad Klate (@CKlatey) September 4, 2018
Congratulations to Edmilson Dove & Allan Kateregga for their call ups to the Mozambique 🇲🇿 & Uganda national teams, respectively!— Cape Town City FC (@CapeTownCityFC) September 4, 2018
Good luck boys!#iamCityFC #InternationalWatch pic.twitter.com/0bbfJAW4jK
Finally, Stuart Baxter has done it. His son Lee Baxter is the Bafana Bafana goalkeeper coach for the Afcon qualifier against Libya in Durban. pic.twitter.com/qzcp1ncoRA— Mahlatse Mphahlele (@BraMahlatse) September 3, 2018
Maritzburg United FC (@MaritzburgUtd) September 3, 2018
Mxolisi Macuphu of @BidvestWits has been called up as a replacement for the injured France-based striker Lebo Mothiba, who is one of four players withdrawn from @BafanaBafana squad. Others are Zwane, Zungu & Kekana. Macuphu is expected in camp tonight @SAFA_net pic.twitter.com/f8X2z36Yft— Bafana Bafana (@BafanaBafana) September 4, 2018
ROAD TO CAMEROON 2019— FAZ (@FAZFootball) September 4, 2018
COUNT DOWN IS ON…
Nambia Vs Zambia
Venue: Sam Nujoma Stadium
NOTE: All 26 players summoned for duty are in camp at... https://t.co/nc0KnIeiAt
Before heading out to Uganda for international duty, Allan Kateregga together with Riyaad Norodien visited Mokone Primary School in Langa to motivate the learners and emphasise the importance of education!#iamCityFC #FutureIsNow pic.twitter.com/E0RXcDbhAk— Cape Town City FC (@CapeTownCityFC) September 4, 2018