I’m happy to be here – Luther Singh


Luther Singh says he was excited to receive a Bafana Bafana call-up and he couldn’t wait to touch down in South Africa.

The 24-year-old footballer arrived in the country on Tuesday morning and was the last player to report for national duty.

Singh recently completed his move to the Danish Superliga side, FC Copenhagen.

“I wished I could’ve come earlier but my team FC Copenhagen was playing, so I could only be released after that game. I’m happy to be here now,” Singh told safa.net.

He went on to explain that Covid-19 cases in Denmark are not that bad as compared to Mzansi.

“The association has done so much for the game that a Covid test seems trivial, I’m sad however for two of the players we’ve left behind (Thibang Phete and Thabiso Kutumela). The feeling of joining a camp and playing for my country never gets old,” he stated.

The talented right-winger had his first training session with the team on Tuesday afternoon under the guidance of coach Hugo Broos and his assistants.

“Whenever I’m needed I’ll heed the call. It’s not about my contribution only it is about what can we do collectively, how will we work together for the ultimate dream – and that is to see Bafana Bafana go all the way to the Fifa World Cup 2022,” added the former SC Braga player.

South Africa will play Zimbabwe on Friday, 3 September at NSS in Harare (15:00) before welcoming Ghana at the FNB Stadium three days later (18:00).

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By FARPost Reporter