Cape Town - The
proposed Bafana Bafana international friendly match which was to be played
after the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Gambia
has been cancelled.
friendly match was scheduled for Tuesday, 7 June outside South Africa.
careful evaluation of the final logistical arrangements following the team’s
arrival from Gambia, it has been decided to cancel the planned away friendly
International and give the players a well deserved rest after a long season," said SAFA CEO Dennis Mumble.
the various flight schedules, the team is only able to arrive back in the
country on Monday evening, 6 June and would therefore have had to travel
the following day (7 June) for the proposed friendly scheduled for the
would have been taxing and unfair for the players and the entire team," added
Bafana face Gambia on Saturday, 4 June 2016 at the Independence Stadium in
next assignment is the final AFCON 2017 qualifier against Mauritania scheduled
for Saturday, 4 September 2016 in South Africa.