South Africa women’s football team has cancelled its trip to the Netherlands at the last minute after five positive Covid-19 tests among the travelling team.
As a result of the positive tests the entire delegation has now been placed in isolation, according to the South African Football Association (Safa).
Banyana Banyana were due to travel to Netherlands on Monday and play the hosts on 3 July in Zwolle as part of their preparations for the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers scheduled for later this year.
South Africa are due to face neighbours Mozambique in October in the opening round of qualifying for next year’s finals, which will be played in Morocco.
The Netherlands were to use the friendly international match to prepare for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.