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Bafana coach Hugo Broos ignore striker Khanyisa Mayo. Image: @bafanabafana

Bafana Bafana v Eswatini: Kick-off time, how to watch

Bafana Bafana will take on Eswatini and Côte d’Ivoire in the coming days as they look to prepare for next year’s Afcon.

Bafana Broos

Bafana coach Hugo Broos ignore striker Khanyisa Mayo. Image: @bafanabafana

Bafana Bafana will take on Eswatini and Côte d’Ivoire in the coming days.

With the African Cup of Nations(Afcon) coming in January, Hugo Broos’ charges are using these games to prepare for the tournament.

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Bafana will host Eswatini at FNB Stadium on Friday 13 October 2023(Kick-off is at 6 pm). The match will be televised on SABC.

After the match, the team will travel to West Africa to face next year’s Africa Cup of Nations hosts Côte d’Ivoire on 17 October 2023..

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Broos continues to run the rule over his charges at the University of Pretoria, TUKS HPC, and has preferred to shrug off the challenges the team has encountered this week.

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Bafana had to make a few changes to their squad.

The first change was Egypt-based Percy Tau, who was unable to travel due to family reasons. Tau was replaced by Mduduzi Mdantsane from Kaizer Chiefs. There were other forced changes after Orlando Pirates forward Monnapule Saleng was assessed by Bafana team Doctor Thabo Maleka on his arrival and subsequently sent home due to an acute illness. Cape Town City’s Khanyisa Mayo was called up as his replacement.

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“The player arrived at camp and after an assessment we sent him home to recover, and we wish him a speedy recovery,” said Dr Maleka.

Bafana captain Ronwen Williams arrived in camp with an ankle injury following his club Mamelodi Sundowns’ participation in a cup final against Pirates at the weekend. He is receiving treatment with the hope that he will be ready to take to the pitch against either Eswatini or the Ivorians.

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