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SA under-23 Olympic Team suffers a huge blow after the withdrawal of five players

The SA under-23 Olympic Team suffered a huge blow following the withdrawal of five players due to various medical reasons.

The players released from the camp: Lyle Foster‚ Fagrie Lakay‚ Abbubaker Mobara‚ Sipho Mbule and Keletso Makgalwa (a standby player).

The changes in the camp come a week after the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee announced the final under-23 men’s Olympic squad for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games to take place between July 22- August 8.

The South Africans are in Group A together with hosts Japan‚ the team they play on July 22 at the Tokyo Stadium‚ and France‚ the side they meet at Saitama Stadium on July 25.

The under-23s will then round off their group stage matches against Mexico at the Sapporo Dome on July 28.

Coach David Notoane will announce replacements soon.

– TimesLIVE

Source: ARENA Holdings.