8 June 2021 – Influential striker Percy Tau is out of the Uganda clash after the Bafana Bafana marksman tested positive for Coronavirus.

The Brighton & Hove Albion player, together with Teboho Mokoena all confirmed testing positive and have duly been withdrawn from the ongoing camp so is Sipho Mbule, Mosa Lebusa, Mothobi Mvala and Rivaldo Coetzee. The three Lebusa, Mvala, Coetzee are out with an assortment of injuries.

Assistant coaches Janevski Cedomir and Helman Mkhalele who will oversee this game in place of coach Hugo Broos have called up Denwin Farmer, Evidence Makgopa (Baroka FC), Njabulo Ngcobo of Swallows and TS Galaxy’s Ethan Brooks.

Bafana Bafana had two training sessions on Monday – the first in the morning at Discovery Park in Sandton with the second at Orlando Stadium, the venue for Thursday, 10 June 2021 match against the Ugandan Cranes.

The friendly international match is scheduled to kick off at 18h00.

They will have two more sessions on Tuesday, 8 June before wrapping up preparations for Thursday’s match with an evening session at Orlando Stadium.