It’s been a long while since South African football fans last witnessed the game with the naked eye in the stadium.
After the vaccine has been whirling to reach many people in the country, SAFA have found the courage to request the government the vaccinated fans to return to stadiums.
According to The South African, only 2000 fans will be allowed in the second game of Bafana against Ethiopia to be played in FNB Stadium on Tuesday.
This aligns with the country’s adjusted level 1 lockdown restrictions that were declared by President Cyril Ramaphosa last week.
“we will see fans back at stadium as promised,” the source told The South African.
With fans strongly craving to make their way back to the stadiums, the number of allowed people should be a disappointment to them.
“Tuesday’s meeting was fruitful but the only disappointment for the fans is that a maximum of 2000 vaccinated fans will be allowed at the venue for the Bafana Bafana vs Ethiopia game,” the source added.
However, the government rules would be broken if more than 2000 fans would be allowed in.
Bafana have met Ethiopia three times in history, suffered two defeats and played to a draw.
Prior to Tuesday’s Bafana home game, they’ll travel to Ethiopia for the first clash on Saturday with kick off at 15:00.
The Hugo Broos’ men are the group leaders with four points on hand after two games played. Ethiopia are second with three points after a surprise win against Zimbabwe.
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