Double injury blow for Bafana ahead of AFCON qualifier

Cape Town – Bafana Bafana have announced that midfield duo Themba Zwane and Bongani Zungu have been withdrawn from Stuart Baxter's 22-man squad due to injury.

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Bafana Bafana are due to play Libya in an AFCON qualifier on Saturday.

It was also announced that fellow midfielder Hlompho Kekana is a serious doubt and will undergo medical tests before a decision is made on his availability.

Kekana and Zwane both picked up knocks in Mamelodi Sundowns' second-leg semi-final defeat to Cape Town City in the MTN8 on Sunday.

Baxter is yet to name replacements for the two injured players.

Bafana Bafana squad:

Goalkeeper: Itumeleng Khune, Ronwen Williams, Darren Keet

Defenders: Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Motjeka Madisha, Siyanda Xulu, Innocent Maela, Thulani Hlatshwayo, S'Fiso Hlanti, Buhle Mkhwanazi

Midfielders: Dean Furman, Teboho Mokoena, Siphesihle Ndlovu, Hlompho Kekana, Sibusiso Vilakazi, Kamohelo Mokotjo

Strikers: Keagan Dolly, Percy Tau, Lebo Mothiba, Bradley Grobler

Kick-off is at 15:00.

@BafanaBafana midfielders Bongani Zungu & Themba Zwane have been withdrawn from the squad due to injuries. Midfielder Hlompho Kekana is in serious doubt & undergoing tests at his club. Zwane was in camp but got left behind after a medical check up by the national team doctor

— Bafana Bafana (@BafanaBafana) September 3, 2018

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