Cape Town - SAFA
have confirmed that Bafana Bafana will arrive in South Africa on Saturday, January 31 from
Read: CAF bungle Bafana flight home
According to Bafana
Bafana’s official Twitter account, Bafana will land at 13:10 at the OR Tambo
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.
matters regarding teams leaving the host country are organised and arranged by
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