Gallery: SA stars link-up for Madiba

The stars of Mzansi have linked up in honour of former state president Nelson Mandela as Bafana Bafana are set to face West Africa's Mali in a friendly fixture this month.

Foreign and locally-based players have congregated in Johannesburg as they prepare for this weekend's Nelson Mandela Challenge, which is set to take place in Port Elizabeth.

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Coach Molefi Ntseki has already been forced to make two changes to his squad, and is faced with a number of other injury concerns ahead of `Sunday afternoon's clash.

However, everyone has since reported for duty, including Club Brugge's Percy Tau, who has yet to train but attended a medical assessment upon his arrival on Tuesday morning.

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Bafana will depart for Nelson Mandela Bay on Tuesday afternoon, after having two training sessions at FNB Stadium on Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning.