Bafana Bafana left earlier this morning (Monday, 5 October).
The initial plan was for the squad to leave in two groups, with the first scheduled for yesterday (Sunday, 4 October) via Atlanta, Georgia in the United States of America, but had to reschedule after receiving new information regarding visas.
But the latest arrangement is actually a blessing in disguise because instead of the team travelling in two batches, we are now travelling as one group via Brazil.”
Bafana Bafana are expected to arrive in Costa Rica on Tuesday morning (6 October).
South Africa faces the host nation (Costa Rica) on Thursday, 8 October in Liberia at the Baltodano Bricenio Stadium.
Kick-off is at 04h00 SA time on Friday, 9 October.
On Tuesday they will be in San Pedro Sula to take on Honduras at the Metropolitano Stadium.
Kick-off is at 00h00 SA time.