Banyana Banyana vice-captain and AC Milan star Refiloe Jane has appealed to South Africans to stay at home during the lockdown period of 21 days.

Jane is currently in Italy, the country that is one of those worst affected by the coronavirus in terms of infections and deaths. Jane has assured South Africans that she is very safe.

Meanwhile, Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club has also appealed to the public to obey the rules and stay home.

Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane also thanked personnel who are at the forefront of dealing with the virus such as medical practitioners and law enforcement authorities.

There are more than 1200 infections and three deaths in SA.

Sundowns Team Manager Peter Ndlovu has also thanked the authorities involved in the fight against the pandemic.

The PSL has been suspended until further notice due to the pandemic affecting the whole world.

Sundowns are currently in second position behind Kaizer Chiefs.

Defender Wayne Arendse has appealed to the public to sanitise and wash hands regularly.

Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana also thanked the authorities and appealed to the public to wash their hands often and sanitise.

Midfielder Tiyani Mabunda also added his voice in a fight against the pandemic.

Report by Vincent Sitsula