SPORTS DAY: Visa snag stops superfan in his tracks


SPORTS DAY: Visa snag stops superfan in his tracks

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SA superfan hits major snag on way to Egypt

SA superfan Botha Msila is still hopeful of reaching Egypt to support Bafana Bafana at the Africa Cup of Nations‚ but has admitted defeat in his bid to go from Cape Town to Cairo over land. Msila was denied entry to Ethiopia, having not obtained the required visa‚ and has called time on his journey‚ although he has promised to one day complete the 10‚000km trek. His Zimbabwean “teammate”‚ Alvin Zhakata‚ also faced visa problems on the Ethiopian border‚ but has decided to push on with his journey. “I found out it will be difficult to pass the border‚ so I have chosen not to be a difficult person to other countries‚” Msila said in a video posted on Twitter. “I feel that it is better for me to go back to my country‚ to get a visa and follow the correct procedures. “I’m sorry that I was given wrong information‚ but I understand now‚ I have learned so many things...

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