South African national team medical team provides injury updates ahead of Rwanda clash.
Bafana Aims For Second Win In World Cup Qualifiers
South Africa is set to take on Rwanda at Huye Stadium tomorrow at the back of a 2-1 victory at home against Benin this past Saturday, the 18th of November.
Makgopa Recovers, Mvala Doubtful
The Hugo Broos’ led side did not come out of the victory with a clean bill of health, as two of their players were forced off due to injuries.
Orlando Pirates striker Evidence Makgopa and Mamelodi Sundowns versatile defender Mothobi Mvala were forced off in the second half due to an ankle and groin injuries respectively.
With the squad already hit by injuries, Broos and South Africa received a huge boost, as Makgopa has recovered from his ankle injury and is in line to face Rwanda while Mvala faces a late fitness test to determine his involvement in the game.
Bafana Leads The Group With One Point Advantage
Bafana went into the match, leading their group with one point after Nigeria drew with Zimbabwe yesterday to remain tied second with their opponents.
A victory will see them open a four points gap after two matches with six points out of the possible six.