Phakaaathi Reporter
Football writer
1 minute read
9 Nov 2017
11:56 am

Khune to train with a mask ahead of Senegal clash

Phakaaathi Reporter

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter says Itumeleng Khune will train with a mask to test if he is ready to stand between the sticks on Friday.

Itumeleng Khune of South Africa during training session at Peter Mokaba Stadium. (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

Khune joined the Bafana Bafana camp on Wednesday after seeing a specialist to assess his injury.

The goalkeeper has been training with the team since his arrival at the camp.

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“The coordination was done to test his vision. His vision is not greatly impaired, but we don’t know how a mask will impair that or how he will feel banging around on the ground,” said Baxter.

Baxter has Wayne Sandilands and Ronwen Williams as the other goalkeeper should Khune be unavailable for the must-win clash against Senegal.

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