Bafana Bafana will camp in Tunis for the majority of their time in Tunisia‚ then spend two days at the match venue Sfax ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya next Sunday. The national team left for Tunisia — where the match will be played due to the unstable security situation in Libya — on Saturday night flying to Frankfurt‚ Germany. They took a two-hour connecting flight to Tunis‚ where they will set up camp until Thursday. Bafana coach Stuart Baxter said ahead of the team’s departure that this was because there was no adequate training facility in Sfax. “We were looking at all sorts of ways of solving the logistical problems‚” Baxter said. “We were looking at a charter flight‚ but that could have had all sorts of problems. One‚ the charter would have had to stop to refuel and there might have been huge delays. Two was getting into Sfax and then not having adequate training facilities. “I’m happy with the solution we’ve got now which is flying SAA to Frankfu...

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