On-loan Rangers midfielder Bongani Zungu will no longer be becoming a member of the Bafana Bafana squad in Sudan for his or her final Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Khartoum on Sunday, 28 March.
Kick-off is scheduled for 18: 00 SA time.
Whereas Bongani Zungu confirmed by ability of social media that he would no longer be travelling to South Africa for Thursday’s 1-1 device with Ghana, there used to be speculation that he might per chance well well be released for the Sudan match.
The North African nation accumulate very diversified Covid-19 restrictions and rules when put next with South Africa – as neatly as travelling distances.
“We obtained an e-mail from Zungu’s membership to notify they’re no longer releasing him – whether or no longer it’s coming to South Africa or going to Sudan,” confirmed Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Nsteki.
“I then spoke to him and explained the sector, and he talked about, ‘It’s a name that will work in opposition to me if ever I pressure to come abet to Sudan.’
“We seen a brand contemporary checklist of international locations that are being known as ‘red zones’, and in this case we accumulate got Dubai and Ethiopia, which is the attach gamers had been going to accumulate to come abet by ability of to accumulate to Sudan.”
Bongani Zungu, who’s on loan at Scottish champions Rangers from French side Amiens, did tweet after Bafana Bafana’s stalemate in opposition to Ghana and wished his compatriots neatly in opposition to Sudan.
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