Afcon Blues: Yet Another European-Based Bafana Bafana Star Benched for the Tournament

Afcon ,Hugo Broos, Bafana Bafana’s head coach, faces another setback as yet another European-based star, RCS Strasbourg striker Lebo Mothiba, is ruled out of the upcoming Afcon 2023 tournament.

Mothiba, initially named in the provisional squad, faces an extended absence due to a patella fracture requiring surgery, as confirmed by his club.

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The statement indicates that the South African international will be sidelined for several months. Additionally, Burnley forward Lyle Foster’s Afcon participation hangs in the balance, with coach Vincent Kompany expressing concerns about the player’s mental readiness for the Cameroon trip.

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