Soccer-Laduma can reveal that Bafana Bafana midfielder Dean Furman is the only national team player yet to arrive in camp!
The South African squad, who will do duty in the African Cup of Nations later this month, were meant to assemble on January 2nd to commence training. However a source in camp confirmed that Furman is not part of this group.
"It's not the player's fault, his club, Oldham Athletic, renegaded on their agreement to release him early and his attendance has been delayed," said the informant.
Furman will be released after Oldham's FA Cup round-three game against Nottingham Forest on Saturday and is expected to join the squad shortly.
He will not be considered for Bafana Bafana's friendly against Norway in Cape Town on Tuesday night.