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Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Five South Africa footballers out of Olympics with just 10 days to go

Further complications continue to hamper the quality of the team that South Africa can send to the Summer Olympic games with news thatmore players named in the initial squad will no longer be able to participate. With English Premier League club Brighton refusing to release South African star Percy Tau and Kaizer Chiefs’ participation in the CAF Champions League final creating issues, now health issues are intervening to keep five players out, including Vitória de Guimarães player Lyle Foster.

ESPN’s Lindsay du Plessis has the latest on why South Africa will have a seriously depleted squad as they get set to do battle with Mexico, France and hosts Japan.