SA Olympic team turn to Saudis to prepare for the Tokyo competition

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David Notoane is happy that some Under-23 players, including Luther Singh, have now been called up to the senior team. Picture: Samuel Shivambu / BackpagePix
David Notoane is happy that some Under-23 players, including Luther Singh, have now been called up to the senior team. Picture: Samuel Shivambu / BackpagePix

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South Africa Under-23 coach David Notoane is crossing fingers that his team will get a chance to play soon amid increasing fears of a second wave of Covid-19 coronavirus infections that could affect international travel again.

Notoane’s charges are poised to kick off their preparations for next year’s Olympic Games in Japan with two friendly games against Saudi Arabia during the Fifa international break in a fortnight.

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