Brighton forward Percy Tau has been ruled out of South Africa's friendly against Uganda on Thursday evening (5pm) after testing positive for Covid-19.

Midfielder Teboho Mokoena has also tested positive as well as Tau.

Mokoena’s SuperSport United teammate Sipho Mbule has also been instructed to self-isolate as he has been in contact with the midfielder.

As a result, Tau and Mokoena will miss Thursday’s international friendly against Uganda at the Orlando Stadium, while Mbule will continue to be monitored.

The South African Football Association's head of communications Dominic Chimhavi said: “The players who are out due to Covid-19 are Percy Tau, Teboho Mokoena and Sipho Mbule who came into contact with a positive case."