Bafana Bafana

Saturday return for Bafana

2015-01-30 08:27
Shakes Mashaba (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - SAFA have confirmed that Bafana Bafana will arrive in South Africa on Saturday, January 31 from Equatorial Guinea.

Read: CAF bungle Bafana flight home

According to Bafana Bafana’s official Twitter account, Bafana will land at 13:10 at the OR Tambo Airport.

South Africa were due to arrive in the country on Thursday but the Confederation of African Football's (CAF) failed to arrange a flight for the team.

"The delay in Bafana Bafana arriving as scheduled this morning, Thursday, January 29, was as a result of the Equatorial Guinea Local Organising Committee failing to organise a chartered flight out of Mongomo in time," the SA Football Association's head of communications, Dominic Chimhavi, said.

"All travelling matters regarding teams leaving the host country are organised and arranged by the LOC.”

Bafana were knocked out of the AFCON tournament following two defeats against Algeria and Ghana while Shakes Mashaba’s charges survived a 1-1 stalemate against Senegal.

At 14:00 on Saturday, Bafana are set to hold a press conference in the OR Tambo Press Conference Room.

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